Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits protein serine/threonine kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including embryonic brain development; nervous system development; and positive regulation of non-motile cilium assembly. Localizes to centriole; ciliary basal body; and ciliary transition zone. Is expressed in nervous system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spinocerebellar ataxia type 11. Orthologous to human TTBK2 (tau tubulin kinase 2).