Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have mRNA binding activity. Involved in alternative mRNA splicing, via spliceosome. Localizes to the nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 20; inclusion body myopathy with Paget disease of bone and frontotemporal dementia; and tropical spastic paraparesis. Is expressed in central nervous system; sensory organ; thymus; and tooth. Orthologous to human HNRNPA1 (heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein A1).