Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits morphogen activity. Involved in determination of left/right asymmetry in lateral mesoderm; heart development; and negative regulation of transmembrane receptor protein serine/threonine kinase signaling pathway. Predicted to localize to extracellular space. Is expressed in embryo; node; and primitive streak. Orthologous to human DAND5 (DAN domain BMP antagonist family member 5).