Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have lipopolysaccharide binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of cytokine production; negative regulation of macrophage activation; and response to bacterium. Localizes to cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Crohn's disease. Orthologous to human BPI (bactericidal permeability increasing protein).