IGHA1 - Ig alpha-1 chain C region - human protein (Function)
 
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IGHA1 »  Ig alpha-1 chain C region
 
Gene name:  IGHA1
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
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.  
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GO molecular function 
Antigen bindingdefinition[GO:0003823]  
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Contributes to immunoglobulin receptor bindingdefinition[GO:0034987]  
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GO biological process 
Antibacterial humoral responsedefinition[GO:0019731]  
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Glomerular filtrationdefinition[GO:0003094]  
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Immune responsedefinition[GO:0006955]  
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Positive regulation of respiratory burstdefinition[GO:0060267]  
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Protein-chromophore linkagedefinition[GO:0018298]  
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Retina homeostasisdefinition[GO:0001895]  
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Enzymatic activity 
 
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Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Scavenging of heme from plasma  REACT_160163  
 

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Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

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