Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have ATP binding activity and protein kinase activity. Involved in cellular protein localization; inflammatory response; and neuron differentiation. Localizes to the COPI vesicle coat. Used to study hereditary ataxia. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive spinocerebellar ataxia 21. Is expressed in hindbrain; jaw; otic capsule; and skeleton. Orthologous to human SCYL1 (SCY1 like pseudokinase 1).