Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits alpha-actinin binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cholesterol homeostasis; gamete generation; and neuron development. Predicted to localize to the cytosol and microtubule organizing center. Used to study Alstrom syndrome and obesity. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alstrom syndrome. Orthologous to human ALMS1 (ALMS1 centrosome and basal body associated protein).