Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits coreceptor activity. Involved in several processes, including activation of MAPK activity; platelet-derived growth factor receptor signaling pathway; and ruffle assembly. Localizes to plasma membrane and ruffle. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; cardiovascular system; jaw; respiratory system; and skeleton. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Orthologous to human CSPG4 (chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan 4).