Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to be an extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including eye; femur cartilage condensation; otic capsule; skeleton; and tooth. Orthologous to human COL24A1 (collagen type XXIV alpha 1 chain).