Official Full Name
killer cell lectin-like receptor, subfamily A, member 2
The gene is a member of the large lectin-like type 2 transmembrane receptor family of the natural killer gene complex. The gene is located distantly telomeric to its familys gene cluster on chromosome 6. The gene differs from the other genes in its cluster as its promoter region contains long and short interspersed repetitive elements suggesting a possible rearrangement or gene conversion. It is unknown whether this genes encoded protein is involved with natural killer cell differentiation as are its other family members. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants.
KLRA2; killer cell lectin-like receptor, subfamily A, member 2; killer cell lectin-like receptor 2; Ly49-b; Ly-49b; Ly49b; Lymphocyte antigen 49b; T-cell surface glycoprotein Ly-49B; membrane protein Ly49b; NK cell inhibitory receptor Klra2; T-cell surface glycoprotein Ly49b; killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily A member 30; Klra30