Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits GTPase activator activity and microfilament motor activity. Involved in several processes, including Rho protein signal transduction; lamellipodium morphogenesis; and leukocyte chemotaxis. Localizes to filopodium tip; lamellipodium; and ruffle. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in celiac disease. Is expressed in brain; cerebellum; heart; inner ear; and skeletal muscle. Orthologous to human MYO9B (myosin IXB).