Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in establishment of epithelial cell apical/basal polarity. Localizes to the integral component of nuclear outer membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 76. Is expressed in ganglia; metanephros; olfactory epithelium; pancreas; and pituitary gland. Orthologous to human SYNE4 (spectrin repeat containing nuclear envelope family member 4).