DAP12 is an alias for the gene, TYRO protein tyrosine kinase binding protein, in humans. Other names include: TYRO protein tyrosine kinase-binding protein; KAR-associated protein; DNAX-activation protein 12; Killer-activating receptor-associated protein; killer activating receptor associated protein; KARAP; PLOSL. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 113 and a mass of 12.2 kDa. DAP12 is a member of the TYROBP family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse.