Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables protein phosphatase binding activity. Involved in regulation of establishment of cell polarity. Acts upstream of or within blood vessel maturation; cell-cell adhesion; and negative regulation of cell population proliferation. Located in adherens junction; bicellular tight 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).