Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have iron ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of substrate adhesion-dependent cell spreading; positive regulation of extracellular matrix disassembly; and positive regulation of plasminogen activation. Predicted to localize to anchored component of plasma membrane and cell surface. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; gut; hemolymphoid system gland; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human MELTF (melanotransferrin).