Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have carbohydrate binding activity and extracellular matrix structural constituent conferring compression resistance. Involved in defense response to nematode; negative regulation of interleukin-10 production; and positive regulation of interleukin-4 production. Localizes to the collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Orthologous to human PRG2 (proteoglycan 2, pro eosinophil major basic protein).