Binds to type I, II, and IV collagens. This adhesion protein may play an important role in cell-collagen interactions. In cartilage, may be involved in endochondral bone formation. By TGFB1. Highly expressed in the corneal epithelium. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Secreted, signal peptide; Extracellular matrix; Cell adhesion; Secreted
SS: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.