Gene Detail

Gene Symbol CD79A
Synonyms IGA | MB-1
Gene Description CD79A, CD79a molecule, immunoglobulin-associated alpha, encodes for a membrane protein involved in forming the B cell receptor complex, which once formed, induces B cell activation (PMID: 24146823). CD79A mutations demonstrate constitutive activation of the NF-kB pathway in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas (PMID: 21324920).
Entrez Id 973
Chromosome 19
Map Location 19q13.2
Canonical Transcript NM_001783


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