Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in extracellular matrix organization and growth plate cartilage chondrocyte development. Localizes to fibrillar collagen trimer. Is expressed in several structures, including cartilage; gut; limb mesenchyme; sensory organ; and skeleton. Orthologous to human COL27A1 (collagen type XXVII alpha 1 chain).