IRF5 Transcription factor involved in the induction of interferons IFNA and INFB and inflammatory cytokines upon virus infection. Activated by TLR7 or TLR8 signaling. Belongs to the IRF family. 6 alternatively spliced human isoforms have been reported. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: DNA-binding; Transcription factor
Chromosomal Location of human Ortholog: 7q32.1
Cellular Component:  cytoplasm; cytosol; nucleus
Molecular Function:  DNA-binding transcription activator activity, RNA polymerase II-specific; DNA-binding transcription factor activity, RNA polymerase II-specific; identical protein binding; protein binding; sequence-specific DNA binding; transcription regulatory region DNA binding
Biological Process:  defense response to virus; interferon-gamma-mediated signaling pathway; positive regulation of apoptotic process; positive regulation of interferon-alpha production; positive regulation of interferon-beta production; positive regulation of interleukin-12 production; positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II; response to muramyl dipeptide; response to peptidoglycan; type I interferon signaling pathway
Disease: Inflammatory Bowel Disease 14; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Susceptibility To, 10
Reference #:  Q13568 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: Interferon regulatory factor 5; IRF-5; IRF5; SLEB10
Gene Symbols: IRF5
Molecular weight: 56,044 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.54  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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