Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity and serine-type endopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in complement activation and positive regulation of apoptotic cell clearance. Localizes to the extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease; age related macular degeneration 14; complement component 2 deficiency; macular degeneration; and psoriasis. Orthologous to human C2 (complement C2).