Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have chemokine activity. Involved in response to molecule of bacterial origin. Localizes to the extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; embryo mesenchyme; floor plate; respiratory system; and skin. Orthologous to several human genes including CXCL3 (C-X-C motif chemokine ligand 3).