Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits BH3 domain binding activity. Involved in apoptotic mitochondrial changes; apoptotic signaling pathway; and regulation of apoptotic process. Localizes to several cellular components, including cytosol; mitochondrial matrix; and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; blastocyst; brain; genitourinary system; and hemolymphoid system gland. Orthologous to human MCL1 (MCL1 apoptosis regulator, BCL2 family member).