Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits calcium ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cell-cell adhesion; cell-substrate adhesion; and filopodium assembly. Localizes to filopodium; smooth endoplasmic reticulum membrane; and 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).