Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have cytokine activity and protein homodimerization activity. Predicted to be involved in inflammatory response; negative regulation of hemopoiesis; and positive regulation of cytokine production. Predicted to localize to extracellular space. Is expressed in central nervous system; ganglia; nucleus pulposus; and thymus primordium. Orthologous to human IL17D (interleukin 17D).