Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to be involved in keratinization. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including cornified envelope; desmosome; and nuclear speck. Is expressed in several structures, including blastocyst; early embryo; extraembryonic component; genitourinary system; and primitive ventricle cardiac muscle. Orthologous to human KAZN (kazrin, periplakin interacting protein).