Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have calcium ion binding activity. Involved in cellular response to starvation. Localizes to adherens junction and desmosome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia 11. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human DSC2 (desmocollin 2).