Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent. Predicted to be involved in extracellular matrix organization. Localizes to the collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Stickler syndrome; multiple epiphyseal dysplasia 2; and osteochondrodysplasia. Orthologous to human COL9A2 (collagen type IX alpha 2 chain).