Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits epidermal growth factor receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway; positive regulation of macromolecule biosynthetic process; and positive regulation of mitotic nuclear division. Localizes to extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; extraembryonic component; lung; ovary; and skin. Orthologous to human EREG (epiregulin).