Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable alpha-catenin binding activity; cadherin binding activity; and enzyme binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including desmosome assembly; negative regulation of mRNA catabolic process; and protein localization to plasma membrane. Located in desmosome. Is active in cornified envelope. Is expressed in skin. Orthologous to human PKP3 (plakophilin 3).