Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in cellular response to retinoic acid; male germ-line stem cell asymmetric division; and positive regulation of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Localizes to the cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in central nervous system; ganglia; gonad; spleen primordium; and trophoblast giant cell. Orthologous to human STRA8 (stimulated by retinoic acid 8).