Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits choline kinase activity. Involved in muscle organ development and phosphatidylcholine biosynthetic process. Used to study megaconial type congenital muscular dystrophy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in intellectual disability; megaconial type congenital muscular dystrophy; muscular dystrophy; narcolepsy; and recurrent hypersomnia. Orthologous to human CHKB (choline kinase beta).