Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in negative regulation of neuron apoptotic process and reticulophagy. Localizes to the cis-Golgi network. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 2B. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; ganglia; metanephros; and reproductive system. Orthologous to human RETREG1 (reticulophagy regulator 1).