Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits protein tyrosine kinase activator activity. Involved in megakaryocyte development; plasma membrane bounded cell projection morphogenesis; and somitogenesis. Localizes to lamellipodium and neuron projection. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; eye; genitourinary system; and hemolymphoid system gland. Orthologous to human ABI1 (abl interactor 1).