Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have sterol esterase activity and triglyceride lipase activity. Involved in several processes, including chylomicron assembly; regulation of chylomicron remnant clearance; and regulation of triglyceride metabolic process. Predicted to localize to extracellular space. Is expressed in cranium; hindlimb long bone; lung; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human CES1 (carboxylesterase 1).