Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have receptor signaling protein tyrosine kinase inhibitor activity. Involved in negative regulation of bone mineralization and ossification. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including the Golgi apparatus; collagen-containing extracellular matrix; and extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human AHSG (alpha 2-HS glycoprotein).