Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have chitin binding activity. Involved in interleukin-8 production; positive regulation of protein kinase B signaling; and positive regulation of protein phosphorylation. Localizes to endoplasmic reticulum. Is expressed in alimentary system; limb; and skeleton. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asthma and schizophrenia. Orthologous to human CHI3L1 (chitinase 3 like 1).