DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating IFNG and acute necrotizing encephalitis

IFNG [ENSP00000229135]

Immune interferon; Produced by lymphocytes activated by specific antigens or mitogens. IFN-gamma, in addition to having antiviral activity, has important immunoregulatory functions. It is a potent activator of macrophages, it has antiproliferative effects on transformed cells and it can potentiate the antiviral and antitumor effects of the type I interferons; Belongs to the type II (or gamma) interferon family.

Synonyms:  IFNG,  A1Z2M2,  P01579,  A1Z2M2p,  hA1Z2M2 ...

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