Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in labyrinthine layer development and syncytium formation by plasma membrane fusion. Predicted to localize to the integral component of membrane and plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including craniocervical region bone; extraembryonic component; ganglia; heart ventricle; and rib. Orthologous to human ERVFRD-1 (endogenous retrovirus group FRD member 1, envelope).