Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have alkaline phosphatase activity; metal ion binding activity; and protease binding activity. Involved in growth; nervous system development; and post-anal tail morphogenesis. Localizes to the brush border. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in inflammatory bowel disease. Is expressed in duodenum; intestine; and jejunum. Orthologous to several human genes including ALPI (alkaline phosphatase, intestinal).