Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have calcium ion binding activity and extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in neurogenesis and response to axon injury. Localizes to basement membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; chondrocranium; forelimb; heart; and spinal cord meninges. Orthologous to human MATN2 (matrilin 2).