Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits identical protein binding activity; kinesin binding activity; and protein kinase binding activity. Involved in activation of JUN kinase activity; positive regulation of neuron differentiation; and striated muscle cell differentiation. Localizes to perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Is expressed in central nervous system; dorsal root ganglion; retina; and trigeminal nerve. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hepatocellular carcinoma and liver cirrhosis. Orthologous to human SPAG9 (sperm associated antigen 9).