Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.1.1)
Enables glycolipid binding activity and pattern recognition receptor activity. Involved in antifungal innate immune response and positive regulation of cytokine production. Acts upstream of or within Fc-gamma receptor signaling pathway; T cell differentiation involved in immune response; and defense response to bacterium. Is active in phagocytic vesicle membrane and plasma membrane. Orthologous to human CLEC4E (C-type lectin domain family 4 member E).