Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to have lipopolysaccharide binding activity. Involved in extracellular matrix organization; negative regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II; and negative regulation of transforming growth factor beta receptor signaling pathway. Localizes to extracellular space and interstitial matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including embryo endoderm; gut; humerus; metanephros; and musculature. Orthologous to human NEPNP (nephrocan, pseudogene).