Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits carbohydrate binding activity. Involved in nervous system development; positive regulation of gene expression; and positive regulation of sodium ion transport. Localizes to the anchored component of postsynaptic membrane and anchored component of presynaptic membrane. Used to study Compton-North congenital myopathy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Compton-North congenital myopathy. Orthologous to human CNTN1 (contactin 1).