Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.0)
Enables ATP binding activity and non-membrane spanning protein tyrosine kinase activity. Involved in negative regulation of Ras protein signal transduction; negative regulation of cell growth; and protein autophosphorylation. Located in cytosol. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; pituitary gland; respiratory system; and thymus. Orthologous to human TNK1 (tyrosine kinase non receptor 1).