Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have several functions, including fibronectin binding activity; heparin binding activity; and laminin-1 binding activity. Involved in behavioral response to pain; regulation of tissue remodeling; and response to endoplasmic reticulum stress. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix; extracellular space; and sarcoplasmic reticulum. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; heart; and skeletal musculature. Orthologous to human THBS4 (thrombospondin 4).