Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in cellular response to leukemia inhibitory factor; negative regulation of cell population proliferation; and positive regulation of signal transduction. Localizes to aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase multienzyme complex; cytoplasm; and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system and retina. Orthologous to human EEF1E1 (eukaryotic translation elongation factor 1 epsilon 1).