Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits phosphoprotein binding activity and protein kinase binding activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of keratinocyte proliferation; regulation of epidermal cell division; and skin development. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in transitional cell carcinoma and vulva squamous cell carcinoma. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SFN (stratifin).