Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Involved in peptidyl-proline hydroxylation to 3-hydroxy-L-proline and spermatogenesis. Localizes to endoplasmic reticulum. Used to study osteogenesis imperfecta type 7. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in osteogenesis imperfecta type 7. Is expressed in several structures, including dermis; genitourinary system; heart; rib; and stomach. Orthologous to human CRTAP (cartilage associated protein).