Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have ATP-dependent microtubule motor activity, plus-end-directed; microtubule binding activity; and protein kinase binding activity. Involved in mitotic centrosome separation and spindle assembly. Predicted to colocalize with spindle pole. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; nervous system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in microcephaly with or without chorioretinopathy, lymphedema, or mental retardation. Orthologous to human KIF11 (kinesin family member 11).