Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits microtubule motor activity. Involved in anterograde dendritic transport of neurotransmitter receptor complex and vesicle-mediated transport. Localizes to several cellular components, including cytoskeleton; intraciliary transport particle B; and periciliary membrane compartment. Is expressed in central nervous system; retina; and testis. Orthologous to human KIF17 (kinesin family member 17).