Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in glomerular visceral epithelial cell migration and regulation of Rho protein signal transduction. Predicted to localize to the mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in nephrotic syndrome type 16. Is expressed in 2nd branchial arch; inner cell mass; limb; limb mesenchyme; and trophectoderm. Orthologous to human KANK2 (KN motif and ankyrin repeat domains 2).