Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Contributes to translation initiation factor activity. Involved in translational initiation. Localizes to eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 complex, eIF3m. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in breast cancer; prostate cancer; and prostate carcinoma. Is expressed in axial skeleton; central nervous system; early conceptus; oocyte; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human EIF3H (eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 subunit H).