Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable several functions, including ATP binding activity; ATP hydrolysis activity; and actin filament binding activity. Acts upstream of or within cardiac muscle hypertrophy in response to stress and transition between fast and slow fiber. Located in Z disc and stress fiber. Part of myosin complex. Is expressed in several structures, including diaphragm; eye; heart; musculature; and somite. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cardiomyopathy (multiple); congenital heart disease (multiple); distal myopathy 1; and hyaline body myopathy (multiple). Orthologous to human MYH7 (myosin heavy chain 7).