Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have fatty acid binding activity and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in SMAD protein signal transduction; ovulation from ovarian follicle; and progesterone metabolic process. Localizes to cytoplasm and extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including amniotic fluid; egg cylinder; gut; liver and biliary system; and metanephros. Orthologous to human AFP (alpha fetoprotein).