Participates in the innate immune response to Gram- positive bacteria and fungi. Acts via MYD88 and TRAF6, leading to NF-kappa-B activation, cytokine secretion and the inflammatory response. Recognizes mycoplasmal macrophage-activating lipopeptide-2kD (MALP-2), soluble tuberculosis factor (STF), phenol-soluble modulin (PSM) and B.burgdorferi outer surface protein A lipoprotein (OspA-L) cooperatively with TLR2. Belongs to the Toll-like receptor family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Receptor, misc.; Membrane protein, integral
Cellular Component: phagocytic vesicle membrane; integral to plasma membrane; plasma membrane
SS: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.