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a type I transmembrane protein present on monocytes, B cells, neutrophils, placental trophoblasts, and endothelium; acts as a signal transducer for IgG-mediated phagocytosis and neutrophil and monocyte oxidative burst; transduces an inhibitory signal on B cells and may play a role in placental IgG transport.

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