Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable identical protein binding activity and transmembrane signaling receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including positive thymic T cell selection; protein transport; and regulation of lymphocyte apoptotic process. Predicted to act upstream of or within adaptive immune response. Part of alpha-beta T cell receptor complex. Is expressed in epidermis and lung. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in immunodeficiency 17. Orthologous to human CD3G (CD3 gamma subunit of T-cell receptor complex).