Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have growth factor activity; heparin binding activity; and sodium channel regulator activity. Involved in several processes, including adult locomotory behavior; neuromuscular process; and positive regulation of ion transport. Localizes to cytosol and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; cardiovascular system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Used to study spinocerebellar ataxia type 27. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spinocerebellar ataxia type 27. Orthologous to human FGF14 (fibroblast growth factor 14).