Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Predicted to enable calcium ion binding activity and transition metal ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in cell adhesion; epidermis morphogenesis; and establishment of skin barrier. Is active in cornified envelope. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in peeling skin syndrome. Orthologous to human FLG2 (filaggrin 2).