Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have mRNA 3'-UTR binding activity and mRNA 5'-UTR binding activity. Predicted to be involved in mRNA transport and regulation of translation. Predicted to localize to the cytoskeleton; cytosol; and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Is expressed in embryo; endolymphatic appendage; and otocyst. Orthologous to human IGF2BP2 (insulin like growth factor 2 mRNA binding protein 2).