Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in several processes, including cilium assembly; nervous system development; and skin development. Localizes to the cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy and orofaciodigital syndrome XVII. Is expressed in central nervous system and retina. Orthologous to human INTU (inturned planar cell polarity protein).