Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits mannose binding activity and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in defense response to bacterium; endocytosis; and positive regulation of cytokine secretion. Predicted to localize to the integral component of membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in aspergillosis; dengue disease; human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease; and tuberculosis. Orthologous to human CD209 (CD209 molecule).