Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Contributes to interleukin-23 receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of defense response to virus by host; positive regulation of immune response; and positive regulation of neutrophil chemotaxis. Localizes to interleukin-23 complex. Is expressed in decidua; decidua basalis; embryo; and extraembryonic component. Orthologous to human IL23A (interleukin 23 subunit alpha).