Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type III membrane protein. Note=According to PubMed:10426319, it also exists as a soluble form which has the same biological activities. The existence of such soluble form is however uncertain.
Widely expressed. Expressed in ovary, testis, prostate, thymus, muscle and heart, but not in small intestine, colon, lymph nodes, or peripherical blood lymphocytes. The protein is not detected in any of the above organs.