Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have GTPase binding activity and spectrin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cell volume homeostasis; regulation of fat cell differentiation; and regulation of lipid metabolic process. Localizes to the dendrite. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in artery disease (multiple); congenital stationary night blindness 1H; familial hyperlipidemia; mental depression; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Is expressed in several structures, including eye; ganglia; gut; liver; and spleen. Orthologous to human GNB3 (G protein subunit beta 3).