Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent and integrin binding activity. Involved in cellular response to amino acid stimulus. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; retina layer; and trunk mesenchyme. Orthologous to human COL16A1 (collagen type XVI alpha 1 chain).