Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cobalamin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in cobalamin metabolic process and cobalamin transport. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including the apical plasma membrane; endosome; and microvillus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital intrinsic factor deficiency and pernicious anemia. Is expressed in stomach and stomach glandular region. Orthologous to human CBLIF (cobalamin binding intrinsic factor).