Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have epidermal growth factor receptor binding activity and growth factor activity. Involved in several processes, including mammary gland development; positive regulation of peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; and response to estradiol. Localizes to the cytoplasm and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in breast cancer. Orthologous to human AREG (amphiregulin).