Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cell adhesion molecule binding activity; protein homodimerization activity; and signaling receptor activity. Involved in response to bacterium. Localizes to the basement membrane; cell cortex; and cell junction. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in age related macular degeneration 1. Orthologous to human HMCN1 (hemicentin 1).