Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have serine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity. Involved in response to cytokine and response to peptide hormone. Predicted to localize to extracellular space. Is expressed in thymus primordium. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; cystic fibrosis; and vasculitis. Orthologous to human SERPINA3 (serpin family A member 3).