Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have carbohydrate binding activity and complement component C1q binding activity. Involved in complement activation. Localizes to the extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including autistic disorder; autoimmune hypersensitivity disease (multiple); complement deficiency (multiple); rheumatoid arthritis; and rhinitis. Orthologous to human C4A (complement C4A (Rodgers blood group)) and C4B (complement C4B (Chido blood group)).