Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; myoblast fusion; and positive regulation of intracellular signal transduction. Predicted to localize to cell surface and integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; embryo mesenchyme; genitourinary system; limb; and sensory organ. Used to study holoprosencephaly 11. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in holoprosencephaly 11. Orthologous to human CDON (cell adhesion associated, oncogene regulated).