Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cytokine activity and cytokine receptor binding activity. Involved in insulin secretion and lipid metabolic process. Localizes to the extracellular region and vesicle. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including autoimmune hypersensitivity disease (multiple); eye disease (multiple); kidney failure (multiple); lung disease (multiple); and vascular disease (multiple). Orthologous to human IL1RN (interleukin 1 receptor antagonist).