Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in several processes, including myelination in peripheral nervous system; regulation of RNA splicing; and transmission of nerve impulse. Localizes to the cytosol; nucleus; and plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 3 and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4F. Is expressed in sciatic nerve. Orthologous to human PRX (periaxin).