Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have identical protein binding activity and lysozyme activity. Involved in defense response to Gram-negative bacterium and defense response to Gram-positive bacterium. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm; extracellular space; and microvillus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in familial visceral amyloidosis. Orthologous to human LYZ (lysozyme).