The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the ARF-like (ADP ribosylation factor-like) sub-family of the ARF family of GTP-binding proteins which are involved in regulation of intracellular traffic. Mutations in this gene are associated with Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS). Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants of this gene. A vision-specific transcript encoding a different protein has been described.
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Protein Aliases: ADP-ribosylation factor-like protein 6; ADP-ribosylation-like 6; ADP-ribosylation-like factor homolog ARL6; Bardet-Biedl syndrome 3 protein
Gene Aliases: 1110018H24Rik; 2210411E14Rik; ARL6; BBS3; RP55