Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have protein binding activity involved in heterotypic cell-cell adhesion and thrombospondin receptor activity. Involved in several processes, including monocyte aggregation; opsonization; and regulation of nitric oxide biosynthetic process. Localizes to extracellular exosome and integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and liver and biliary system. Orthologous to human CD47 (CD47 molecule).