Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits extracellular matrix binding activity. Involved in several processes, including anatomical structure regression; lymph node development; and positive regulation of endothelial cell apoptotic process. Localizes to cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; cardiovascular system; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system; and skeleton. Orthologous to human CD248 (CD248 molecule).