Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have chitin binding activity. Involved in interleukin-8 secretion; positive regulation of protein kinase B signaling; and positive regulation of protein phosphorylation. Localizes to the endoplasmic reticulum. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asthma and schizophrenia. Is expressed in alimentary system; limb; and skeleton. Orthologous to human CHI3L1 (chitinase 3 like 1).