Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have identical protein binding activity and microtubule binding activity. Involved in cilium organization. Localizes to the microtubule organizing center; photoreceptor connecting cilium; and photoreceptor inner segment. Used to study retinitis pigmentosa 28. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in retinitis pigmentosa 28. Is expressed in several structures, including aorta; brain; eye; reproductive system; and respiratory system. Orthologous to human FAM161A (FAM161 centrosomal protein A).