Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits protease binding activity. Involved in several processes, including exploration behavior; generation of neurons; and negative regulation of neuron apoptotic process. Localizes to apical part of cell and dendrite. Is expressed in nervous system and retina. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in schizophrenia. Orthologous to human CHL1 (cell adhesion molecule L1 like).