Osteoclast stimulatory transmembrane protein; Probable cell surface receptor that plays a role in cellular fusion and cell differentiation. Cooperates with DCSTAMP in modulating cell-cell fusion in both osteoclasts and foreign body giant cells (FBGCs). Involved in osteoclast bone resorption. Promotes osteoclast differentiation and may play a role in the multinucleated osteoclast maturation (By similarity).
Synonyms: OCSTAMP, Q9BR26, C20orf123, Q9BR26p, hQ9BR26 ...