Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable cytokine receptor activity. Acts upstream of or within defense response to virus. Predicted to be integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; integumental system; and sensory organ. Used to study type 1 diabetes mellitus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in immunodeficiency 28. Orthologous to human IFNGR2 (interferon gamma receptor 2).