Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have carbohydrate binding activity and complement component C1q binding activity. Involved in complement activation and immunoglobulin mediated immune response. Localizes to the extracellular space. Used to study systemic lupus erythematosus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autistic disorder; autoimmune hypersensitivity disease (multiple); complement deficiency (multiple); renal cell carcinoma; and rheumatoid arthritis. Is expressed in brain; liver; and reproductive system. Orthologous to several human genes including C4A (complement C4A (Rodgers blood group)).