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Protein

Interferon alpha-6

Gene

IFNA6

Organism
Homo sapiens (Human)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 5 out of 5-Experimental evidence at protein leveli

Functioni

Produced by macrophages, IFN-alpha have antiviral activities. Interferon stimulates the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase.

GO - Molecular functioni

  1. cytokine activity Source: GO_Central
  2. type I interferon receptor binding Source: GO_Central

GO - Biological processi

  1. adaptive immune response Source: GO_Central
  2. B cell differentiation Source: GO_Central
  3. B cell proliferation Source: GO_Central
  4. blood coagulation Source: Reactome
  5. cytokine-mediated signaling pathway Source: GO_Central
  6. defense response to virus Source: UniProtKB-KW
  7. humoral immune response Source: GO_Central
  8. innate immune response Source: GO_Central
  9. natural killer cell activation involved in immune response Source: GO_Central
  10. positive regulation of peptidyl-serine phosphorylation of STAT protein Source: GO_Central
  11. regulation of MHC class I biosynthetic process Source: GO_Central
  12. regulation of type I interferon-mediated signaling pathway Source: Reactome
  13. response to exogenous dsRNA Source: GO_Central
  14. T cell activation involved in immune response Source: GO_Central
  15. type I interferon signaling pathway Source: Reactome
Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Molecular functioni

Cytokine

Keywords - Biological processi

Antiviral defense

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiREACT_24938. TRAF6 mediated IRF7 activation.
REACT_24970. Factors involved in megakaryocyte development and platelet production.
REACT_25162. Interferon alpha/beta signaling.
REACT_25216. Regulation of IFNA signaling.

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Interferon alpha-6
Short name:
IFN-alpha-6
Alternative name(s):
Interferon alpha-54
Interferon alpha-K
Short name:
LeIF K
Gene namesi
Name:IFNA6
OrganismiHomo sapiens (Human)
Taxonomic identifieri9606 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniHominidaeHomo
ProteomesiUP000005640: Chromosome 9

Organism-specific databases

HGNCiHGNC:5427. IFNA6.

Subcellular locationi

GO - Cellular componenti

  1. extracellular region Source: Reactome
  2. extracellular space Source: GO_Central
Complete GO annotation...

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Secreted

Pathology & Biotechi

Organism-specific databases

PharmGKBiPA29666.

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Signal peptidei1 – 20201 PublicationAdd
BLAST
Chaini21 – 189169Interferon alpha-6PRO_0000016363Add
BLAST

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)LengthDescriptionGraphical viewFeature identifierActions
Disulfide bondi24 ↔ 122By similarity
Disulfide bondi52 ↔ 162By similarity

Keywords - PTMi

Disulfide bond

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiP05013.
PRIDEiP05013.

PTM databases

PhosphoSiteiP05013.

Expressioni

Gene expression databases

BgeeiP05013.
CleanExiHS_IFNA6.
GenevestigatoriP05013.

Organism-specific databases

HPAiHPA047557.

Interactioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi109666. 2 interactions.
STRINGi9606.ENSP00000369558.

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliP05013.
SMRiP05013. Positions 24-189.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family.Curated

Keywords - Domaini

Signal

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiNOG281600.
GeneTreeiENSGT00760000119150.
HOGENOMiHOG000230500.
HOVERGENiHBG052086.
InParanoidiP05013.
KOiK05414.
OMAiGHRRTMM.
OrthoDBiEOG7M98HV.
PhylomeDBiP05013.
TreeFamiTF336177.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.20.1250.10. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR009079. 4_helix_cytokine-like_core.
IPR012351. 4_helix_cytokine_core.
IPR000471. Interferon_alpha/beta/delta.
[Graphical view]
PANTHERiPTHR11691. PTHR11691. 1 hit.
PfamiPF00143. Interferon. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
PRINTSiPR00266. INTERFERONAB.
SMARTiSM00076. IFabd. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF47266. SSF47266. 1 hit.
PROSITEiPS00252. INTERFERON_A_B_D. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

Sequence processingi: The displayed sequence is further processed into a mature form.

P05013-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to Basket

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        10         20         30         40         50
MALPFALLMA LVVLSCKSSC SLDCDLPQTH SLGHRRTMML LAQMRRISLF
60 70 80 90 100
SCLKDRHDFR FPQEEFDGNQ FQKAEAISVL HEVIQQTFNL FSTKDSSVAW
110 120 130 140 150
DERLLDKLYT ELYQQLNDLE ACVMQEVWVG GTPLMNEDSI LAVRKYFQRI
160 170 180
TLYLTEKKYS PCAWEVVRAE IMRSFSSSRN LQERLRRKE
Length:189
Mass (Da):22,141
Last modified:August 13, 1987 - v1
Checksum:i8C7F3F90F12C562E
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X02958 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAA26704.1.
AL353732 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAH72903.1.
CH471071 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW58613.1.
BC069471 mRNA. Translation: AAH69471.1.
BC096697 mRNA. Translation: AAH96697.1.
BC096710 mRNA. Translation: AAH96710.1.
BC096730 mRNA. Translation: AAH96730.1.
BC098357 mRNA. Translation: AAH98357.1.
CCDSiCCDS6504.1.
PIRiA23753. IVHUI6.
RefSeqiNP_066282.1. NM_021002.2.
UniGeneiHs.533470.

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENST00000380210; ENSP00000369558; ENSG00000120235.
GeneIDi3443.
KEGGihsa:3443.
UCSCiuc011lni.2. human.

Polymorphism databases

DMDMi124460.

Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X02958 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAA26704.1.
AL353732 Genomic DNA. Translation: CAH72903.1.
CH471071 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW58613.1.
BC069471 mRNA. Translation: AAH69471.1.
BC096697 mRNA. Translation: AAH96697.1.
BC096710 mRNA. Translation: AAH96710.1.
BC096730 mRNA. Translation: AAH96730.1.
BC098357 mRNA. Translation: AAH98357.1.
CCDSiCCDS6504.1.
PIRiA23753. IVHUI6.
RefSeqiNP_066282.1. NM_021002.2.
UniGeneiHs.533470.

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliP05013.
SMRiP05013. Positions 24-189.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi109666. 2 interactions.
STRINGi9606.ENSP00000369558.

PTM databases

PhosphoSiteiP05013.

Polymorphism databases

DMDMi124460.

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiP05013.
PRIDEiP05013.

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENST00000380210; ENSP00000369558; ENSG00000120235.
GeneIDi3443.
KEGGihsa:3443.
UCSCiuc011lni.2. human.

Organism-specific databases

CTDi3443.
GeneCardsiGC09M021340.
HGNCiHGNC:5427. IFNA6.
HPAiHPA047557.
MIMi147566. gene.
neXtProtiNX_P05013.
PharmGKBiPA29666.
GenAtlasiSearch...

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiNOG281600.
GeneTreeiENSGT00760000119150.
HOGENOMiHOG000230500.
HOVERGENiHBG052086.
InParanoidiP05013.
KOiK05414.
OMAiGHRRTMM.
OrthoDBiEOG7M98HV.
PhylomeDBiP05013.
TreeFamiTF336177.

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiREACT_24938. TRAF6 mediated IRF7 activation.
REACT_24970. Factors involved in megakaryocyte development and platelet production.
REACT_25162. Interferon alpha/beta signaling.
REACT_25216. Regulation of IFNA signaling.

Miscellaneous databases

GeneWikiiIFNA6.
GenomeRNAii3443.
NextBioi13568.
PROiP05013.
SOURCEiSearch...

Gene expression databases

BgeeiP05013.
CleanExiHS_IFNA6.
GenevestigatoriP05013.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.20.1250.10. 1 hit.
InterProiIPR009079. 4_helix_cytokine-like_core.
IPR012351. 4_helix_cytokine_core.
IPR000471. Interferon_alpha/beta/delta.
[Graphical view]
PANTHERiPTHR11691. PTHR11691. 1 hit.
PfamiPF00143. Interferon. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
PRINTSiPR00266. INTERFERONAB.
SMARTiSM00076. IFabd. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
SUPFAMiSSF47266. SSF47266. 1 hit.
PROSITEiPS00252. INTERFERON_A_B_D. 1 hit.
[Graphical view]
ProtoNetiSearch...

Publicationsi

« Hide 'large scale' publications
  1. Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [GENOMIC DNA].
  2. "DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 9."
    Humphray S.J., Oliver K., Hunt A.R., Plumb R.W., Loveland J.E., Howe K.L., Andrews T.D., Searle S., Hunt S.E., Scott C.E., Jones M.C., Ainscough R., Almeida J.P., Ambrose K.D., Ashwell R.I.S., Babbage A.K., Babbage S., Bagguley C.L.
    , Bailey J., Banerjee R., Barker D.J., Barlow K.F., Bates K., Beasley H., Beasley O., Bird C.P., Bray-Allen S., Brown A.J., Brown J.Y., Burford D., Burrill W., Burton J., Carder C., Carter N.P., Chapman J.C., Chen Y., Clarke G., Clark S.Y., Clee C.M., Clegg S., Collier R.E., Corby N., Crosier M., Cummings A.T., Davies J., Dhami P., Dunn M., Dutta I., Dyer L.W., Earthrowl M.E., Faulkner L., Fleming C.J., Frankish A., Frankland J.A., French L., Fricker D.G., Garner P., Garnett J., Ghori J., Gilbert J.G.R., Glison C., Grafham D.V., Gribble S., Griffiths C., Griffiths-Jones S., Grocock R., Guy J., Hall R.E., Hammond S., Harley J.L., Harrison E.S.I., Hart E.A., Heath P.D., Henderson C.D., Hopkins B.L., Howard P.J., Howden P.J., Huckle E., Johnson C., Johnson D., Joy A.A., Kay M., Keenan S., Kershaw J.K., Kimberley A.M., King A., Knights A., Laird G.K., Langford C., Lawlor S., Leongamornlert D.A., Leversha M., Lloyd C., Lloyd D.M., Lovell J., Martin S., Mashreghi-Mohammadi M., Matthews L., McLaren S., McLay K.E., McMurray A., Milne S., Nickerson T., Nisbett J., Nordsiek G., Pearce A.V., Peck A.I., Porter K.M., Pandian R., Pelan S., Phillimore B., Povey S., Ramsey Y., Rand V., Scharfe M., Sehra H.K., Shownkeen R., Sims S.K., Skuce C.D., Smith M., Steward C.A., Swarbreck D., Sycamore N., Tester J., Thorpe A., Tracey A., Tromans A., Thomas D.W., Wall M., Wallis J.M., West A.P., Whitehead S.L., Willey D.L., Williams S.A., Wilming L., Wray P.W., Young L., Ashurst J.L., Coulson A., Blocker H., Durbin R.M., Sulston J.E., Hubbard T., Jackson M.J., Bentley D.R., Beck S., Rogers J., Dunham I.
    Nature 429:369-374(2004) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [LARGE SCALE GENOMIC DNA].
  3. Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [LARGE SCALE GENOMIC DNA].
  4. "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC)."
    The MGC Project Team
    Genome Res. 14:2121-2127(2004) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE [LARGE SCALE MRNA].
  5. "Signal peptide prediction based on analysis of experimentally verified cleavage sites."
    Zhang Z., Henzel W.J.
    Protein Sci. 13:2819-2824(2004) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]
    Cited for: PROTEIN SEQUENCE OF 21-35.

Entry informationi

Entry nameiIFNA6_HUMAN
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P05013
Secondary accession number(s): Q5VYQ1
Entry historyi
Integrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: August 13, 1987
Last sequence update: August 13, 1987
Last modified: February 4, 2015
This is version 139 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. [Complete history]
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program
DisclaimerAny medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. It is not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care.

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome, Direct protein sequencing, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. Human chromosome 9
    Human chromosome 9: entries, gene names and cross-references to MIM
  2. MIM cross-references
    Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) cross-references in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
  3. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families

External Data

Dasty 3

Similar proteinsi

Links to similar proteins from the UniProt Reference Clusters (UniRef) at 100%, 90% and 50% sequence identity:
100%UniRef100 combines identical sequences and sub-fragments with 11 or more residues from any organism into Uniref entry.
90%UniRef90 is built by clustering UniRef100 sequences that have at least 90% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence (a.k.a seed sequence).
50%UniRef50 is built by clustering UniRef90 seed sequences that have at least 50% sequence identity to, and 80% overlap with, the longest sequence in the cluster.