Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent and heparin binding activity. Involved in endochondral ossification and morphogenesis of a branching structure. Localizes to the cell-cell junction. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital myasthenic syndrome 19. Orthologous to human COL13A1 (collagen type XIII alpha 1 chain).