Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have ATP-dependent microtubule motor activity, minus-end-directed; dynein intermediate chain binding activity; and dynein light intermediate chain binding activity. Predicted to be involved in microtubule-based movement and outer dynein arm assembly. Localizes to sperm principal piece. Is expressed in brain and thymus primordium. Orthologous to human DNAH8 (dynein axonemal heavy chain 8).