Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent; heparin binding activity; and integrin binding activity. Involved in cellular response to amino acid stimulus. Localizes to the 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).