Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables calcium ion binding activity. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including cell-cell adhesion; cell-substrate adhesion; and filopodium assembly. Located in filopodium membrane; filopodium tip; and smooth endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Is active in synapse. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; nervous system; sensory organ; and skeleton. Orthologous to human TTYH1 (tweety family member 1).