Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity. Involved in lysosome localization; positive regulation of bone resorption; and positive regulation of ruffle assembly. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; liver; retina nuclear layer; and spleen. Orthologous to human DEF8 (differentially expressed in FDCP 8 homolog).