Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits protein phosphatase binding activity. Involved in heart development and ureteric bud development. Localizes to extracellular matrix. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in intracranial aneurysm. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; embryo mesenchyme; genitourinary system; heart; and tooth. Orthologous to human VCAN (versican).