Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable RNA binding activity and RNA helicase activity. Predicted to be located in cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including early conceptus; eye; face; lip; and oocyte. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in orofaciodigital syndrome V. Orthologous to human DDX59 (DEAD-box helicase 59).