Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have hormone activity and prolactin receptor binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including female pregnancy; positive regulation of lactation; and positive regulation of receptor signaling pathway via JAK-STAT. Predicted to localize to the extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in carotid artery disease. Is expressed in extraembryonic component and placenta. Orthologous to human PRL (prolactin).