Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Involved in cardiac muscle fiber development; in utero embryonic development; and vasculogenesis. Localizes to Z disc and filamentous actin. Is expressed in several structures, including diaphragm; heart; and musculature. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Klippel-Feil syndrome 4. Orthologous to human MYO18B (myosin XVIIIB).