Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent and signaling receptor binding activity. Involved in blood vessel development; brown fat cell differentiation; and negative regulation of cold-induced thermogenesis. Localizes to the basement membrane; neuromuscular junction; and synaptic cleft. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in dilated cardiomyopathy 1JJ. Orthologous to human LAMA4 (laminin subunit alpha 4).