Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Exhibits spectrin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in actin cytoskeleton reorganization. Localizes to several cellular components, including cuticular plate; fascia adherens; and lateral plasma membrane. Is expressed in gut; nervous system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in early infantile epileptic encephalopathy 5. Orthologous to human SPTAN1 (spectrin alpha, non-erythrocytic 1).