Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have alkaline phosphatase activity; metal ion binding activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in cellular response to BMP stimulus. Predicted to localize to external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in intestine and testis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in inflammatory bowel disease. Orthologous to several human genes including ALPI (alkaline phosphatase, intestinal).