Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits chemorepellent activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; cell morphogenesis; and negative regulation of axon extension. Localizes to the extracellular space. Used to study Kartagener syndrome; cystic kidney disease; primary ciliary dyskinesia; and visceral heterotaxy. Orthologous to human SLIT2 (slit guidance ligand 2).