Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have protein kinase binding activity. Involved in centriole replication and de novo centriole assembly involved in multi-ciliated epithelial cell differentiation. Localizes to centrosome and deuterosome. Is expressed in brain; pharynx epithelium; sensory organ; and skeleton. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Seckel syndrome 5 and primary autosomal recessive microcephaly 9. Orthologous to human CEP152 (centrosomal protein 152).