Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable identical protein binding activity and microtubule binding activity. Acts upstream of or within cilium organization. Located in microtubule organizing center; photoreceptor connecting cilium; and photoreceptor inner segment. Is expressed in several structures, including aorta; brain; eye; reproductive system; and respiratory system. Used to study retinitis pigmentosa 28. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in retinitis pigmentosa 28. Orthologous to human FAM161A (FAM161 centrosomal protein A).