Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits 1-phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate 5-kinase activity and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in intracellular signal transduction and myelin assembly. Localizes to the cell-cell junction; cytoplasm; and vesicle membrane. Used to study Crohn's disease. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Fleck corneal dystrophy. Orthologous to human PIKFYVE (phosphoinositide kinase, FYVE-type zinc finger containing).