Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in several processes, including cell morphogenesis; chordate embryonic development; and embryonic organ development. Localizes to the intraciliary transport particle A; motile cilium; and photoreceptor connecting cilium. Used to study ciliopathy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including Caroli disease; Senior-Loken syndrome; Sensenbrenner syndrome; asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy 5; and nephronophthisis 13. Orthologous to human WDR19 (WD repeat domain 19).