Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in photoreceptor cell morphogenesis. Localizes to the cytoplasm and photoreceptor inner segment. Used to study cone-rod dystrophy 16 and retinitis pigmentosa. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Bardet-Biedl syndrome and cone-rod dystrophy 16. Orthologous to human C8orf37 (chromosome 8 open reading frame 37).