Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have non-membrane spanning protein tyrosine kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including NK T cell differentiation; T cell receptor signaling pathway; and activation of phospholipase C activity. Localizes to the cell-cell junction and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in lymphoproliferative syndrome 1. Orthologous to human ITK (IL2 inducible T cell kinase).