Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to be involved in heterophilic cell-cell adhesion via plasma membrane cell adhesion molecules. Predicted to localize to endosome; lysosome; and plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness 66. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; gonad; musculoskeletal system; and sensory organ epithelium. Orthologous to human CD164 (CD164 molecule).