Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have extracellular matrix binding activity. Involved in hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation. Localizes to cell periphery; cell surface; and cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; cardiovascular system; genitourinary system; gut gland; and immune system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in intracranial berry aneurysm. Orthologous to human THSD1 (thrombospondin type 1 domain containing 1).