Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
A structural constituent of cytoskeleton. Involved in regulation of synapse organization and spindle assembly. Localizes to the microtubule and nucleus. Used to study microcephaly. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in complex cortical dysplasia with other brain malformations 6. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; branchial arch; central nervous system; genitourinary system; and retina. Orthologous to human TUBB (tubulin beta class I).