Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in regulation of intracellular transport. Localizes to the apical part of cell; endoplasmic reticulum membrane; and rod spherule. Used to study retinitis pigmentosa 77. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in retinitis pigmentosa 77. Is expressed in several structures, including extraembryonic component; gut; lung; retina nuclear layer; and urinary system. Orthologous to human REEP6 (receptor accessory protein 6).