Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have tropomyosin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in actin nucleation; muscle contraction; and myofibril assembly. Predicted to localize to actin filament; cytosol; and striated muscle thin filament. Is expressed in aorta; bladder wall; and gut. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in megacystis-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. Orthologous to human LMOD1 (leiomodin 1).