Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits intracellular cGMP-activated cation channel activity. Predicted to be involved in cation transport. Localizes to photoreceptor outer segment. Used to study achromatopsia 3. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in achromatopsia 3 and color blindness. Orthologous to human CNGB3 (cyclic nucleotide gated channel subunit beta 3).