Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits protein homodimerization activity. Involved in detection of light stimulus involved in visual perception; post-embryonic retina morphogenesis in camera-type eye; and retinal rod cell development. Localizes to photoreceptor inner segment. Is expressed in several structures, including cerebral cortex ventricular layer; ganglia; nucleus pulposus; spinal cord; and vibrissa. Used to study retinitis pigmentosa. Orthologous to human CCDC66 (coiled-coil domain containing 66).