Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have transmembrane receptor protein tyrosine kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of angiogenesis; plasma membrane fusion; and response to retinoic acid. Localizes to plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including cardiovascular system; central nervous system; extraembryonic component; genitourinary system; and hemolymphoid system gland. Orthologous to human TIE1 (tyrosine kinase with immunoglobulin like and EGF like domains 1).