Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables GTPase activator activity and microfilament motor activity. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including Rho protein signal transduction; lamellipodium morphogenesis; and leukocyte chemotaxis. Located in filopodium tip and lamellipodium. Is expressed in brain; cerebellum; heart; inner ear; and skeletal muscle. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in celiac disease. Orthologous to human MYO9B (myosin IXB).