Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable several functions, including double-stranded RNA binding activity; nucleotide binding activity; and protein kinase inhibitor activity. Predicted to be involved in negative regulation of cell death and tRNA dihydrouridine synthesis. Located in mitochondrion. Is expressed in central nervous system and sensory organ. Orthologous to human DUS2 (dihydrouridine synthase 2).