Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have several functions, including cell adhesion molecule binding activity; neurexin family protein binding activity; and scaffold protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including modulation of chemical synaptic transmission; regulation of glutamate receptor signaling pathway; and regulation of synapse organization. Predicted to colocalize with dendrite and inhibitory synapse. Used to study autism spectrum disorder. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Asperger syndrome and autistic disorder. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; eye; and heart. Orthologous to human NLGN3 (neuroligin 3).