CLEC4D

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CLEC4D

A gene on chromosome 12p13.31 that encodes a C-type lectin domain protein which acts as an endocytic receptor. It is thought to be involved in antigen uptake at the site of infection, either clearing the antigen, or processing it and presenting it to T cells.
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