Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables receptor ligand activity. Involved in several processes, including macrophage chemotaxis; phagocytosis; and superoxide anion generation. Acts upstream of or within regulation of membrane potential and regulation of sensory perception of pain. Located in extracellular space. Is expressed in central nervous system; dorsal root ganglion; inner ear; and tooth. Orthologous to human TAFA4 (TAFA chemokine like family member 4).