Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have protein dimerization activity and protein domain specific binding activity. Involved in Sertoli cell proliferation and extrinsic apoptotic signaling pathway in absence of ligand. Localizes to the cytosol and mitochondrial membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in transient cerebral ischemia. Orthologous to human BCL2L2 (BCL2 like 2).