Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have fibronectin binding activity and syndecan binding activity. Involved in several processes, including neuromuscular junction development; peripheral nervous system axon regeneration; and prostate gland development. Localizes to basement membrane; interstitial matrix; and perisynaptic extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; ovary; sensory organ; and skeleton. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in allergic conjunctivitis; asthma; autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness 56; and pulmonary hypertension. Orthologous to human TNC (tenascin C).