Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables ciliary neurotrophic factor receptor binding activity and leukemia inhibitory factor receptor binding activity. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of neuroblast proliferation. Predicted to be located in extracellular space. Predicted to be active in extracellular region. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; lung; metanephros; neural retinal epithelium; and skin. Orthologous to human CTF2P (cardiotrophin 2, pseudogene).