Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits proton-dependent oligopeptide secondary active transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including calcium-dependent cell-cell adhesion via plasma membrane cell adhesion molecules; hematopoietic or lymphoid organ development; and homophilic cell adhesion via plasma membrane adhesion molecules. Localizes to cell surface and plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including common bile duct; gut; spleen; trunk; and urogenital sinus. Orthologous to human CDH17 (cadherin 17).