Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable hormone activity. Involved in several processes, including fat cell differentiation; regulation of lipoprotein metabolic process; and triglyceride homeostasis. Acts upstream of or within cell maturation and regulation of lipid metabolic process. Predicted to be active in extracellular region. Orthologous to human ANGPTL8 (angiopoietin like 8).