Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have calcium ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including embryonic morphogenesis; generation of neurons; and heart development. Localizes to nucleus. Used to study Carpenter syndrome and visceral heterotaxy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Carpenter syndrome. Orthologous to human MEGF8 (multiple EGF like domains 8).