Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable metal ion binding activity. Predicted to be an extracellular matrix structural constituent. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including animal organ development; embryonic limb morphogenesis; and roof of mouth development. Located in basement membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; body cavity or lining; brain; sensory organ; and skin. Used to study Fraser syndrome and clubfoot. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Fraser syndrome 1. Orthologous to human FRAS1 (Fraser extracellular matrix complex subunit 1).