Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits insulin-like growth factor binding activity. Predicted to be involved in regulation of insulin-like growth factor receptor signaling pathway. Localizes to extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in diabetic angiopathy. Is expressed in several structures, including blastocyst; early embryo; liver; and secondary oocyte. Orthologous to human IGFBP1 (insulin like growth factor binding protein 1).