Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in several processes, including adult behavior; axonogenesis; and positive regulation of synapse assembly. Localizes to glutamatergic synapse and integral component of postsynaptic density membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; eye; limb mesenchyme; and male reproductive gland or organ. Used to study Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and trichotillomania. Orthologous to human SLITRK1 (SLIT and NTRK like family member 1).