Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits collagen binding activity and heparin binding activity. Involved in several processes, including collagen fibril organization; regulation of JUN kinase activity; and triglyceride metabolic process. Localizes to extracellular matrix and extracellular space. Is expressed in heart and quadriceps femoris muscle. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and vesicoureteral reflux. Orthologous to human TNXB (tenascin XB).