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Synonyms: IFN-alpha-8 | interferon alpha-8 | interferon alpha-B | interferon alpha-B2
Compound class: Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Comment: IFN-α8 is a type I IFN.
|IFN-α8 binds the IFN-α/β receptor (IFNAR), a dimeric receptor that consists of protein chains encoded by the IFNAR1 and IFNAR2 genes, and induces expression of proteins containing ISRE or GAS transcription elements.|