Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits antigen binding activity and immunoglobulin receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity; phagocytosis; and positive regulation of immune response. Localizes to external side of plasma membrane and immunoglobulin complex, circulating. Orthologous to several human genes including IGHG1 (immunoglobulin heavy constant gamma 1 (G1m marker)); IGHG2 (immunoglobulin heavy constant gamma 2 (G2m marker)); and IGHG3 (immunoglobulin heavy constant gamma 3 (G3m marker)).