Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
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 the spindle pole. 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).