Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits Rab guanyl-nucleotide exchange factor activity. Involved in several processes, including anterograde synaptic vesicle transport; execution phase of apoptosis; and regulation of signal transduction. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including cytosol; integral component of membrane; and synaptic vesicle. Is expressed in nervous system; sensory organ; and tongue. Used to study type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human MADD (MAP kinase activating death domain).