Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits protein tyrosine phosphatase activity. Involved in protein dephosphorylation. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including perikaryon; proximal dendrite; and synaptic vesicle. Is expressed in central nervous system; dorsal root ganglion; genitourinary system; retina; and submandibular gland. Orthologous to human PTPN5 (protein tyrosine phosphatase non-receptor type 5).