Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Involved in regulation of intracellular transport. Localizes to apical part of cell; endoplasmic reticulum membrane; and rod spherule. Is expressed in several structures, including extraembryonic component; gut; lung; retina nuclear layer; and urinary system. Used to study retinitis pigmentosa 77. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in retinitis pigmentosa 77. Orthologous to human REEP6 (receptor accessory protein 6).