Gene Detail

Gene Symbol CD79B
Synonyms AGM6 | B29 | IGB
Gene Description CD79B, CD79b molecule, encodes for a membrane protein involved in forming the B cell receptor complex, which once formed, induces B cell activation (PMID: 24146823). CD79B mutations demonstrate constitutive activation of the NF-kB pathway in diffuse large B-cell lymphomas (PMID: 21324920).
Entrez Id 974
Chromosome 17
Map Location 17q23.3
Canonical Transcript NM_000626


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