Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have serine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity. Predicted to be involved in hyaluronan metabolic process and negative regulation of peptidase activity. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Is expressed in germ cell of testis; gut; liver; and meninges. Orthologous to human ITIH2 (inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor heavy chain 2).