Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits GTPase activity. Involved in hematopoietic progenitor cell differentiation and translational elongation. Localizes to the cytoplasm; polysome; and synapse. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in glaucoma and spinocerebellar ataxia type 26. Orthologous to human EEF2 (eukaryotic translation elongation factor 2).