Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits ATP binding activity; ATP-dependent microtubule motor activity, plus-end-directed; and microtubule binding activity. Involved in several processes, including brain development; negative regulation of neuron apoptotic process; and regulation of myelination. Predicted to colocalize with plasma membrane. Is expressed in retina. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Meckel syndrome and primary autosomal recessive microcephaly. Orthologous to human KIF14 (kinesin family member 14).