Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent. Predicted to be involved in extracellular matrix organization. Localizes to cell cortex; collagen trimer; and extracellular matrix. Used to study Schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Schmid metaphyseal chondrodysplasia and osteochondrodysplasia. Is expressed in several structures, including cartilage; limb; pelvic girdle musculature; and skeletal system. Orthologous to human COL10A1 (collagen type X alpha 1 chain).