Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits protein phosphatase binding activity and protein phosphorylated amino acid binding activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of macromolecule metabolic process; phagocytosis; and regulation of phagocytosis. Localizes to integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system and retina. Orthologous to several human genes including SIRPA (signal regulatory protein alpha).