Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits insulin-like growth factor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of signal transduction; regulation of glucose metabolic process; and type B pancreatic cell proliferation. Localizes to extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; early embryo; female reproductive system; forelimb interdigital region; and lung. Orthologous to human IGFBP4 (insulin like growth factor binding protein 4).