Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in cellular response to transforming growth factor beta stimulus; collagen-activated tyrosine kinase receptor signaling pathway; and transcription, DNA-templated. Localizes to the collagen type IV trimer. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in atherosclerosis and porencephaly. Orthologous to human COL4A2 (collagen type IV alpha 2 chain).