Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have actin filament binding activity; actin-dependent ATPase activity; and microfilament motor activity. Involved in inner ear morphogenesis; locomotory behavior; and sensory perception of sound. Localizes to stereocilium. Is expressed in several structures, including heart; inner ear; liver; metanephros; and skeletal muscle. Used to study autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 3. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 3 and sensorineural hearing loss. Orthologous to human MYO15A (myosin XVA).