Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits thiamine phosphate phosphatase activity. Involved in nucleobase-containing small molecule metabolic process; regulation of sensory perception of pain; and thiamine metabolic process. Localizes to several cellular components, including filopodium; integral component of membrane; and vesicle membrane. Is expressed in epithelium of phallic urethra of female; epithelium of phallic urethra of male; genital tubercle mesenchyme of female; and urethral plate. Used to study prostate cancer. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in prostate cancer. Orthologous to human ACP3 (acid phosphatase 3).