External Ids for IGHA2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IGHA2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for IGHA2 Gene
IGHA2 (Immunoglobulin Heavy Constant Alpha 2 (A2m Marker)) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Binding and Uptake of Ligands by Scavenger Receptors and Inflammatory Response Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include antigen binding and immunoglobulin receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is IGHG4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IGHA2 Gene
Ig alpha is the major immunoglobulin class in body secretions. It may serve both to defend against local infection and to prevent access of foreign antigens to the general immunologic system.