Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have copper ion binding activity. Involved in blood circulation and blood coagulation. Localizes to extracellular space and platelet alpha granule. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including artery disease (multiple); end stage renal failure; factor V deficiency; liver disease (multiple); and non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. Is expressed in embryo; liver; liver left lobe; liver right lobe; and notochord. Orthologous to human F5 (coagulation factor V).