Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits actin binding activity. Involved in several processes, including modulation of chemical synaptic transmission; regulation of actin filament bundle assembly; and spine apparatus assembly. Localizes to several cellular components, including Schaffer collateral - CA1 synapse; spine apparatus; and stress fiber. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; respiratory system; sensory organ; skeleton; and tooth. Orthologous to human SYNPO (synaptopodin).