Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable protein homodimerization activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including antimicrobial humoral immune response mediated by antimicrobial peptide; innate immune response in mucosa; and response to bacterium. Predicted to be active in extracellular space. Orthologous to human DEFA1B (defensin alpha 1B); DEFA3 (defensin alpha 3); and DEFA6 (defensin alpha 6).