Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in circulatory system development; female germ-line stem cell asymmetric division; and kidney development. Localizes to meiotic spindle pole; mitotic spindle pole; and perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Is expressed in midbrain ventricular layer and telencephalon ventricular layer. Used to study nephronophthisis. Orthologous to human CNTRL (centriolin).