Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Involved in cell surface receptor signaling pathway; regulation of angiogenesis; and retina layer formation. Localizes to integral component of plasma membrane. Used to study exudative vitreoretinopathy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in exudative vitreoretinopathy 5. Is expressed in genitourinary system. Orthologous to human TSPAN12 (tetraspanin 12).