Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent conferring tensile strength. Involved in several processes, including collagen fibril organization; homeostasis of number of cells within a tissue; and regulation of cell growth involved in cardiac muscle cell development. Localizes to interstitial matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including cranium; genitourinary system; gut; heart and pericardium; and skeletal musculature. Orthologous to human COL14A1 (collagen type XIV alpha 1 chain).