Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits mRNA (N6-adenosine)-methyltransferase activity. Involved in S-adenosylmethionine biosynthetic process; mRNA destabilization; and mRNA metabolic process. Predicted to localize to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; cardiovascular system; genitourinary system; and hemolymphoid system gland. Orthologous to human METTL16 (methyltransferase like 16).