Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have heparin binding activity; identical protein binding activity; and protein kinase C binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of cellular protein catabolic process; negative regulation of osteoblast proliferation; and positive regulation of ossification. Predicted to localize to extracellular space; nuclear envelope; and perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Is expressed in basal columns; medulla oblongata; and urinary system. Orthologous to human NELL1 (neural EGFL like 1).