Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have identical protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including establishment of mitotic spindle orientation; neuronal stem cell population maintenance; and regulation of organelle organization. Predicted to localize to cytoplasm and cytoskeleton. Used to study microcephaly. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in breast cancer; endometrial cancer; microcephaly; primary autosomal recessive microcephaly; and primary autosomal recessive microcephaly 1. Is expressed in brain. Orthologous to human MCPH1 (microcephalin 1).