Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in cell-cell junction organization and sensory perception of sound. Localizes to several cellular components, including the Schmidt-Lanterman incisure; paranodal junction; and tricellular tight junction. Used to study autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 49. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 49. Is expressed in gut; nose; pituitary gland; and urinary system. Orthologous to human MARVELD2 (MARVEL domain containing 2).