Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits phosphatidylinositol binding activity. Involved in several processes, including melanocyte differentiation; melanosome transport; and minus-end-directed organelle transport along microtubule. Localizes to the cytoplasmic vesicle; intrinsic component of organelle membrane; and protein-containing complex. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; gut; hemolymphoid system; liver; and lung. Orthologous to human MREG (melanoregulin).