Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits GTP binding activity and GTPase activity. Involved in several processes, including dopamine receptor signaling pathway; locomotory behavior; and regulation of heart contraction. Localizes to cell body and dendrite. Used to study early infantile epileptic encephalopathy 17. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in early infantile epileptic encephalopathy 17. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; ganglia; genitourinary system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human GNAO1 (G protein subunit alpha o1).