Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable several functions, including ATP binding activity; phospholipid binding activity; and protein kinase activity. Involved in establishment of mitochondrion localization and regulation of dendrite development. Predicted to be located in cytoskeleton; dendrite; and plasma membrane. Predicted to be active in cytoplasm. Is expressed in dorsal root ganglion; facial ganglion; glossopharyngeal ganglion; and trigeminal ganglion. Orthologous to human MARK1 (microtubule affinity regulating kinase 1).