Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have endopeptidase inhibitor activity. Involved in in utero embryonic development and positive regulation of angiogenesis. Predicted to localize to the membrane attack complex. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including complement component 5 deficiency; liver cirrhosis; lung disease (multiple); neutropenia; and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Orthologous to human C5 (complement C5).