Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have extracellular matrix structural constituent. Involved in female gonad development and male gonad development. Localizes to the collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in multiple epiphyseal dysplasia 3 and osteochondrodysplasia. Orthologous to human COL9A3 (collagen type IX alpha 3 chain).