Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits mRNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of macrophage differentiation; primitive hemopoiesis; and regulation of mRNA export from nucleus. Localizes to nucleus. Predicted to colocalize with nuclear chromosome, telomeric region. Is expressed in early conceptus and inner cell mass. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in breast carcinoma. Orthologous to human THOC5 (THO complex 5).