Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have mRNA binding activity and protein domain specific binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of neuron differentiation and stem cell population maintenance. Localizes to P-body. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early conceptus; oocyte; and trunk somite. Orthologous to human DDX6 (DEAD-box helicase 6).