Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have protein kinase C binding activity. Involved in toxin transport. Localizes to the Golgi apparatus. Used to study microcephaly. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in primary autosomal recessive microcephaly 19. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; liver lobe; nervous system; olfactory epithelium; and retina. Orthologous to human COPB2 (COPI coat complex subunit beta 2).