Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in cilium assembly and establishment of centrosome localization. Localizes to the centriole. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in nephronophthisis 18. Is expressed in alimentary system; central nervous system; ganglia; genitourinary system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human CEP83 (centrosomal protein 83).