Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have copper ion binding activity and oxidoreductase activity. Predicted to be involved in blood coagulation, intrinsic pathway. Predicted to localize to extracellular space. Used to study factor VIII deficiency. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in factor VIII deficiency. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; exocrine gland; genitourinary system; gut; and liver and biliary system. Orthologous to human F8 (coagulation factor VIII).