Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
A structural constituent of presynaptic active zone. Involved in presynapse to nucleus signaling pathway; protein localization to synapse; and regulation of synaptic vesicle cycle. Localizes to several cellular components, including the Schaffer collateral - CA1 synapse; neuron projection; and presynaptic active zone cytoplasmic component. Predicted to colocalize with the synaptic membrane. Used to study epilepsy. Orthologous to human BSN (bassoon presynaptic cytomatrix protein).