Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits regulatory region RNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of interleukin-18 production; pyroptosis; and regulation of defense response. Localizes to nucleolus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; lung; sensory organ; and vibrissa. Orthologous to human DHX9 (DExH-box helicase 9).