Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in cell differentiation involved in salivary gland development; hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation; and negative regulation of inflammatory response. Predicted to localize to extracellular region. Is expressed in sublingual gland and sublingual gland epithelium. Used to study Sjogren's syndrome. Orthologous to human MUC19 (mucin 19, oligomeric).