Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have polysaccharide binding activity and scavenger receptor activity. Involved in hematopoietic stem cell proliferation; negative regulation of interleukin-6 biosynthetic process; and regulation of cell population proliferation. Localizes to the extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in camptodactyly-arthropathy-coxa vara-pericarditis syndrome and pericarditis. Orthologous to human PRG4 (proteoglycan 4).