The protein encoded by this gene may regulate muscle-specific genes when in the nucleus and may influence intracellular trafficking when in the cytoplasm. The encoded protein functions as a homodimer and may interact with F actin. Mutations in this gene are associated with lung cancer.
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Protein Aliases: DKFZp434C2422; DKFZp779C1668; FLJ41942; MY18B; myosin 18B; Myosin-XVIIIb; Unconventional myosin-XVIIIb
Gene Aliases: KFS4; MYO18B
UniProt ID: (Human) Q8IUG5
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 84700