Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable syntaxin binding activity. Involved in several processes, including chemical synaptic transmission; neurogenesis; and protein targeting. Acts upstream of or within musculoskeletal movement; neurofilament cytoskeleton organization; and regulation of growth. Part of GARP complex. Is active in mitochondrion. Used to study Werdnig-Hoffmann disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 1. Orthologous to human VPS54 (VPS54 subunit of GARP complex).