Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits extracellular matrix structural constituent and glycosphingolipid binding activity. Involved in several processes, including morphogenesis of an epithelium; neuron projection development; and retinal blood vessel morphogenesis. Localizes to cell-cell junction and laminin-1 complex. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; early conceptus; eye; and genitourinary system. Orthologous to human LAMA1 (laminin subunit alpha 1).