Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits kinesin binding activity. Involved in endoplasmic reticulum polarization; generation of neurons; and regulation of establishment of cell polarity. Localizes to several cellular components, including the axonal growth cone; perikaryon; and perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; lower urinary tract; nervous system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SHTN1 (shootin 1).