Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.0)
Involved in microtubule anchoring and negative regulation of neurogenesis. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including microtubule anchoring at centrosome; nervous system development; and neuronal stem cell population maintenance. Located in apical part of cell; cytoplasm; and microtubule organizing center. Colocalizes with centrosome. Is expressed in brain; cardiac muscle tissue; and cerebral cortex ventricular layer. Orthologous to human PCM1 (pericentriolar material 1).