Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have protein serine/threonine kinase activity. Predicted to be involved in maturation of SSU-rRNA and positive regulation of rRNA processing. Predicted to localize to cytosol; methyltransferase complex; and preribosome, small subunit precursor. Is expressed in embryo; extraembryonic component; oocyte; primitive endoderm; and yolk sac. Orthologous to human RIOK1 (RIO kinase 1).