Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have collagen binding activity and laminin binding activity. Involved in neutrophil chemotaxis. Localizes to basal plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; skin; and vascular system. Used to study congenital chylothorax. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cerebral infarction; hypertension; and pancreatic cancer. Orthologous to human ITGA9 (integrin subunit alpha 9).