FunctionFilament-forming cytoskeletal GTPase. Required for normal organization of the actin cytoskeleton. Required for normal progress through mitosis. Involved in cytokinesis. Required for normal association of CENPE with the kinetochore. Plays a role in ciliogenesis and collective cell movements.
Tissue specificityWidely expressed.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the septin family.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Chromosome > centromere > kinetochore. Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton > spindle. Cleavage furrow. Midbody. Cytoplasm > cytoskeleton > cilium axoneme. Distributed throughout the cytoplasm in prometaphase cells. Associated with the spindle during metaphase. Associated with the central spindle and at the cleavage furrow in anaphase cells. Detected at the midbody in telophase. Associated with actin stress fibers.