The specific function of this gene has not yet been determined; however, the protein it encodes is known to be a major constituent of the ARP2/3 complex. This complex is located at the cell surface and is essential to cell shape and motility through lamellipodial actin assembly and protrusion.
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Protein Aliases: Actin-like protein 3; Actin-related protein 3; actin-related protein 3 homolog (yest); ARP3 actin-related protein 3 homolog
Gene Aliases: 1200003A09Rik; ACTR3; ARP3