Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to be involved in mRNA splicing, via spliceosome. Predicted to localize to U2-type precatalytic spliceosome. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; liver; otocyst; and retina. Orthologous to human SMU1 (SMU1 DNA replication regulator and spliceosomal factor).