Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in negative regulation of BMP signaling pathway. Predicted to localize to extracellular region. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; embryo mesenchyme; genitourinary system; neural ectoderm; and skeletal system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in megalocornea. Orthologous to human CHRDL1 (chordin like 1).