Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Involved in negative regulation of fat cell differentiation. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including glucose homeostasis; negative regulation of organ growth; and negative regulation of signal transduction. Located in actin cytoskeleton. Used to study obesity. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in thrombocytopenia. Orthologous to human ANKRD26 (ankyrin repeat domain containing 26).