Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Involved in hair follicle development; odontogenesis of dentin-containing tooth; and trachea gland development. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; diencephalon roof plate; naris; skin; and urinary system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in ectodermal dysplasia 11A and ectodermal dysplasia 11B. Orthologous to human EDARADD (EDAR associated death domain).