Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cholesterol binding activity; signaling receptor binding activity; and virus receptor activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular response to low-density lipoprotein particle stimulus; positive regulation of immune response; and syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion. Localizes to the membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in common variable immunodeficiency. Orthologous to human CD81 (CD81 molecule).