Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to contribute to cell adhesion molecule binding activity and signaling receptor binding activity. Involved in blood coagulation. Localizes to the cell cortex and synapse. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital afibrinogenemia; familial visceral amyloidosis; and thrombophilia. Is expressed in embryo; liver; and liver lobe. Orthologous to human FGA (fibrinogen alpha chain).