Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits amyloid-beta binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cell surface receptor signaling pathway; positive regulation of cell migration; and positive regulation of cellular component organization. Localizes to basal part of cell and external side of plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including Behcet's disease; artery disease (multiple); diabetes mellitus (multiple); inherited blood coagulation disease (multiple); and iron deficiency anemia. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; cardiovascular system; eye; and genitourinary system. Orthologous to human ITGA2 (integrin subunit alpha 2).