Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have ATP-dependent microtubule motor activity, plus-end-directed and microtubule binding activity. Involved in retrograde vesicle-mediated transport, Golgi to endoplasmic reticulum. Localizes to 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).