Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have caspase binding activity and protein serine/threonine kinase activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cellular response to organic cyclic compound; negative regulation of intracellular signal transduction; and positive regulation of interferon-beta production. Predicted to localize to cytosol and preribosome, small subunit precursor. Is expressed in ganglia; sensory organ; trigeminal nerve; and vibrissa. Orthologous to human RIOK3 (RIO kinase 3).