Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Exhibits microtubule binding activity. Predicted to be involved in nervous system development; transport along microtubule; and vesicle-mediated transport. Localizes to neuron projection and neuronal cell body. Is expressed in nervous system; sensory organ; testis; and urinary system. Used to study hereditary spastic paraplegia 30. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal dominant non-syndromic intellectual disability 9; hereditary sensory neuropathy; hereditary sensory neuropathy type 2C; hereditary spastic paraplegia; and hereditary spastic paraplegia 30. Orthologous to human KIF1A (kinesin family member 1A).