Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in cell adhesion and integrin-mediated signaling pathway. Localizes to external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; lymph node; nasal septum; and nucleus pulposus. Orthologous to human ITGAE (integrin subunit alpha E).