Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits importin-alpha family protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including Golgi localization; positive regulation of axonogenesis; and spindle assembly involved in meiosis. Localizes to Golgi apparatus; perinuclear region of cytoplasm; and spindle pole. Is expressed in several structures, including eye; gonad; jaw bone; thoracic segment skeleton; and unsegmented mesenchyme. Orthologous to several human genes including GOLGA2 (golgin A2).