Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits tumor necrosis factor receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of cytokine production; positive regulation of immunoglobulin production; and regulation of leukocyte cell-cell adhesion. Predicted to localize to the cell surface and extracellular space. Used to study primary pulmonary hypertension and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in myocardial infarction. Orthologous to human TNFSF4 (TNF superfamily member 4).