Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable ATP hydrolysis activity; microtubule binding activity; and plus-end-directed microtubule motor activity. Acts upstream of or within retrograde vesicle-mediated transport, Golgi to endoplasmic reticulum. Located in Golgi apparatus. Is expressed in alimentary system; brain meninges; cerebral cortex; and vibrissa. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spastic ataxia 2. Orthologous to human KIF1C (kinesin family member 1C).