Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Predicted to enable interleukin-15 receptor activity and protein kinase binding activity. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of natural killer cell differentiation. Located in cytoplasmic vesicle. Is expressed in central nervous system; olfactory epithelium; and retina. Orthologous to human IL15RA (interleukin 15 receptor subunit alpha).