Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits ferritin receptor activity. Involved in iron ion transport. Localizes to cell surface. Is expressed in 4-cell stage embryo; liver; liver left lobe; liver right lobe; and metanephros. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in atopic dermatitis. Orthologous to human HAVCR1 (hepatitis A virus cellular receptor 1).