Literature associating IGJ and immunoglobulin alpha deficiency
Immunoglobulin J polypeptide, linker protein for immunoglobulin alpha and mu polypeptides; Serves to link two monomer units of either IgM or IgA. In the case of IgM, the J chain-joined dimer is a nucleating unit for the IgM pentamer, and in the case of IgA it induces larger polymers. It also help to bind these immunoglobulins to secretory component.
Synonyms: IGJ, C9JA05, D6RD17, D6RHJ6, JCHAIN ...