Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits cytokine binding activity. Involved in several processes, including T-helper 2 cell cytokine production; acute inflammatory response to antigenic stimulus; and glandular epithelial cell differentiation. Localizes to external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in brain; peripheral nervous system; reproductive system; and stomach. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in primary cutaneous amyloidosis. Orthologous to human IL31RA (interleukin 31 receptor A).