Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits protein homodimerization activity. Involved in several processes, including camera-type eye morphogenesis; establishment of protein localization to plasma membrane; and homophilic cell adhesion via plasma membrane adhesion molecules. Localizes to several cellular components, including cell-cell contact zone; hippocampal mossy fiber to CA3 synapse; and integral component of postsynaptic density membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; molar; sensory organ; skeletal musculature; and vibrissa. Orthologous to human NECTIN3 (nectin cell adhesion molecule 3).