Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in several processes, including axoneme assembly; epithelial cilium movement involved in determination of left/right asymmetry; and protein localization to cilium. Localizes to the cytoplasm and motile cilium. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in primary ciliary dyskinesia 15. Orthologous to human CCDC40 (coiled-coil domain containing 40).