Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits cadherin binding activity involved in cell-cell adhesion and identical protein binding activity. Involved in synapse assembly and synaptic membrane adhesion. Localizes to several cellular components, including glutamatergic synapse; hippocampal mossy fiber to CA3 synapse; and integral component of synaptic membrane. Is expressed in limb; nervous system; sensory organ; and testis. Orthologous to human CDH9 (cadherin 9).