Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits microtubule binding activity. Involved in hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation; mitotic spindle organization; and nervous system development. Localizes to the cytosol. Colocalizes with the mitotic spindle midzone and mitotic spindle pole. Used to study congenital nervous system abnormality. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in subcortical band heterotopia. Orthologous to human EML1 (EMAP like 1).