Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable several functions, including identical protein binding activity; oligosaccharide binding activity; and peptidoglycan binding activity. Involved in defense response to Gram-negative bacterium and defense response to Gram-positive bacterium. Acts upstream of or within response to bacterium. Located in collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Is expressed in central nervous system; dorsal root ganglion; hypoglossal nerve; and intestine. Orthologous to several human genes including REG3A (regenerating family member 3 alpha).