Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits neurexin family protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including regulation of nervous system development; regulation of synaptic vesicle cycle; and synapse organization. Localizes to several cellular components, including external side of plasma membrane; glutamatergic synapse; and integral component of plasma membrane. Predicted to colocalize with NMDA selective glutamate receptor complex and postsynaptic density. Is expressed in blood vessel and brain. Used to study autism spectrum disorder. Orthologous to human NLGN1 (neuroligin 1).