Gene Detail

Gene Symbol IFIT2
Synonyms cig42 | G10P2 | GARG-39 | IFI-54 | IFI-54K | IFI54 | IFIT-2 | ISG-54 K | ISG-54K | ISG54 | P54
Gene Description IFIT2, interferon-induced protein with tetratricopeptide repeats 2, is a member of the IRF-inducible gene family that plays a role in the immune defense against RNA viruses and promotes apoptosis (PMID: 30234477). Decreased expression of Ifit2 in gastric cancer has been associated with tumor progression and poor prognosis (PMID: 29316541).
Entrez Id 3433
Chromosome 10
Map Location 10q23.31
Canonical Transcript NM_001547

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