Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
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 brush border. Is expressed in duodenum; intestine; and jejunum. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in inflammatory bowel disease. Orthologous to human ALPI (alkaline phosphatase, intestinal).