The IFNL3 gene, crucial in antiviral defense, influences the immune response to infections, showcasing its pivotal role in protecting the body against viral threats.

Associated Diseases

Hepatitis C Infection

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IFNL3 variants are associated with response to treatment for hepatitis C infection. IFNL3 gene, a key player in our body‘s defense against viral infection. Also known as Interferon Lambda 3, IFNL3 plays a vital role in regulating the immune response to viruses. Variations in the IFNL3 gene have been linked to differences in susceptibility to viral infections and the outcome of antiviral treatment. Understanding the nuances of IFNL3 can provide valuable insights into our immune system‘s ability to combat viruses and may inform strategies for better managing infectious diseases.

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