Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in collagen-activated tyrosine kinase receptor signaling pathway and neuromuscular junction development. Localizes to the collagen type IV trimer and neuromuscular junction. Used to study X-linked Alport syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alport syndrome and X-linked Alport syndrome. Orthologous to human COL4A5 (collagen type IV alpha 5 chain).