Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits cytoskeletal protein binding activity; integrin binding activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in actin filament bundle assembly. Localizes to the Z disc; brush border; and fascia adherens. Colocalizes with the stress fiber. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in platelet-type bleeding disorder 15. Is expressed in heart. Orthologous to human ACTN1 (actinin alpha 1).