Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to be a structural constituent of muscle. Involved in Notch signaling pathway and cell differentiation involved in embryonic placenta development. Localizes to several cellular components, including the Z disc; apicolateral plasma membrane; and terminal web. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; body cavity or lining; central nervous system; genitourinary system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human KRT19 (keratin 19).