Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.0.0)
Enables beta-catenin binding activity. Acts upstream of or within homotypic cell-cell adhesion. Predicted to be located in cell-cell junction. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human PTPRU (protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor type U).