Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits protein kinase activity. Involved in positive regulation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity and positive regulation of striated muscle cell differentiation. Is expressed in choroid invagination; diencephalon roof plate; medulla oblongata part of 4th ventricle choroid plexus; and metencephalon part of 4th ventricle choroid plexus. Orthologous to human NEK5 (NIMA related kinase 5).