Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have calcium ion binding activity and extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in response to axon injury. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; heart; respiratory system; sensory organ; and skeletal system. Orthologous to human MATN4 (matrilin 4).