Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits peptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including defense response to other organism; negative regulation of viral process; and regulation of signal transduction. Localizes to cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including early conceptus; epithelium; female reproductive system; immune system; and liver. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in candidiasis; lung non-small cell carcinoma; and renal cell carcinoma. Orthologous to human LTF (lactotransferrin).