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Interferon, alpha 2
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Available structures
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Symbols IFNA2 ; IFN-alphaA; IFNA; IFNA2B; INFA2
External IDs OMIM147562 HomoloGene86655 GeneCards: IFNA2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 3440 n/a
Ensembl ENSG00000188379 n/a
UniProt P01563 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_000605 n/a
RefSeq (protein) NP_000596 n/a
Location (UCSC) Chr 9:
21.38 – 21.39 Mb
PubMed search [1] n/a

Interferon alpha-2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the IFNA2 gene.[1][2]


IFNA2 has been shown to interact with IFNAR2.[3]


  1. ^ Olopade OI, Bohlander SK, Pomykala H, Maltepe E, Van Melle E, Le Beau MM, Diaz MO (Dec 1992). "Mapping of the shortest region of overlap of deletions of the short arm of chromosome 9 associated with human neoplasia". Genomics 14 (2): 437–43. doi:10.1016/S0888-7543(05)80238-1. PMID 1385305. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: IFNA2 interferon, alpha 2". 
  3. ^ Piehler, J; Schreiber G (May 1999). "Biophysical analysis of the interaction of human ifnar2 expressed in E. coli with IFNalpha2". J. Mol. Biol. (ENGLAND) 289 (1): 57–67. doi:10.1006/jmbi.1999.2726. ISSN 0022-2836. PMID 10339405. 

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