Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable hepatocyte growth factor receptor binding activity and integrin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in positive regulation of cell population proliferation; positive regulation of hepatocyte growth factor receptor signaling pathway; and sprouting angiogenesis. Predicted to be located in extracellular region. Is expressed in several structures, including lower jaw; neural retina; and pineal primordium. Orthologous to human ESM1 (endothelial cell specific molecule 1).