Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits protein phosphatase binding activity. Involved in several processes, including blood vessel maturation; negative regulation of cell population proliferation; and regulation of establishment of cell polarity. Localizes to the bicellular tight junction; cell-cell adherens junction; and external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; cardiovascular system; extraembryonic component; and limb. Orthologous to human CDH5 (cadherin 5).