Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in several processes, including non-motile cilium assembly; osteoblast proliferation; and skeletal system development. Localizes to 9+0 non-motile cilium; intraciliary transport particle B; and microtubule organizing center. Is expressed in diencephalon lateral wall ventricular layer; hypothalamus ventricular layer; midbrain ventricular layer; olfactory cortex ventricular layer; and telencephalon ventricular layer. Used to study asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy 2 and asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy 3. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy 2. Orthologous to human IFT80 (intraflagellar transport 80).