The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the 'regulator of G protein signaling' family. It inhibits signal transduction by increasing the GTPase activity of G protein alpha subunits. It also may play a role in regulating the kinetics of signaling in the phototransduction cascade.
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Protein Aliases: A28-RGS14P; hRGS-r; Regulator of G-protein signaling 16; regulator of G-protein signalling 16; Retinal-specific RGS; Retinally abundant regulator of G-protein signaling; RGS-r; RGS16
Gene Aliases: A28-RGS14; A28-RGS14P; RGS-R; RGS16; RGSR
UniProt ID: (Human) O15492
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6004
Molecular Function: GTPase-activating protein