Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.0)
Enables glycosphingolipid binding activity. Involved in several processes, including hair cell differentiation; hair follicle cell proliferation; and hair follicle morphogenesis. Acts upstream of or within neuron projection development. Located in basement membrane. Part of laminin-10 complex. Is active in neuromuscular junction and synaptic cleft. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human LAMC1 (laminin subunit gamma 1).