Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Involved in several processes, including myelination in peripheral nervous system; regulation of RNA splicing; and transmission of nerve impulse. Localizes to cytosol; nucleus; and plasma membrane. Is expressed in sciatic nerve. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 3 and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4F. Orthologous to human PRX (periaxin).