Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have identical protein binding activity. Localizes to cytoplasm and extracellular region. Is expressed in several structures, including lung and main bronchus epithelium. Used to study desquamative interstitial pneumonia. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asthma; lung disease (multiple); and respiratory syncytial virus infectious disease. Orthologous to human SFTPC (surfactant protein C).