Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have chemokine binding activity and chemokine receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including neutrophil chemotaxis; positive regulation of cytosolic calcium ion concentration; and receptor internalization. Predicted to localize to external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in bone marrow and lung. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease and pyelonephritis. Orthologous to human CXCR1 (C-X-C motif chemokine receptor 1).