Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Enables RNA binding activity. Involved in regulation of alternative mRNA splicing, via spliceosome. Located in pronucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; sensory organ; tail unsegmented mesenchyme; and tooth. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hepatocellular carcinoma; lung cancer; and systemic scleroderma. Orthologous to human HNRNPL (heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein L).