Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have serine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity. Involved in response to cytokine and response to peptide hormone. Predicted to localize to the extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; cystic fibrosis; and vasculitis. Is expressed in thymus primordium. Orthologous to human SERPINA3 (serpin family A member 3).