Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have GDP binding activity and GTPase activity. Involved in several processes, including immunoglobulin transcytosis in epithelial cells mediated by polymeric immunoglobulin receptor; melanosome transport; and regulation of plasma membrane bounded cell projection organization. Localizes to several cellular components, including apical plasma membrane; basolateral plasma membrane; and cytoplasmic vesicle. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; metanephros; olfactory epithelium; and testis. Orthologous to human RAB17 (RAB17, member RAS oncogene family).