Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in several processes, including flagellated sperm motility; photoreceptor cell maintenance; and photoreceptor cell outer segment organization. Localizes to the cilium; cytoplasm; and ribbon synapse. Used to study nephronophthisis 4. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Joubert syndrome 4; Senior-Loken syndrome; congenital heart disease; nephronophthisis; and nephronophthisis 4. Orthologous to human NPHP4 (nephrocystin 4).