Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have calcium ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; cell surface receptor signaling pathway; and condensed mesenchymal cell proliferation. Localizes to apical part of cell. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; hemolymphoid system gland; lung; and metanephros. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Hennekam syndrome and Van Maldergem syndrome 2. Orthologous to human FAT4 (FAT atypical cadherin 4).