Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Involved in several processes, including microtubule organizing center organization; neuron migration; and regulation of cilium assembly. Localizes to cytoplasm; microtubule organizing center; and photoreceptor cell cilium. Is expressed in brain. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Bardet-Biedl syndrome 16 and Senior-Loken syndrome. Orthologous to human SDCCAG8 (SHH signaling and ciliogenesis regulator SDCCAG8).