Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits identical protein binding activity. Involved in B cell receptor signaling pathway and response to bacterium. Localizes to B cell receptor complex and external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and liver and biliary system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in agammaglobulinemia. Orthologous to human CD79B (CD79b molecule).