Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits small ribosomal subunit rRNA binding activity. Involved in mature ribosome assembly; positive regulation of mitochondrial translation; and rRNA methylation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including branchial arch; central nervous system; limb bud; neural ectoderm; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human NSUN4 (NOP2/Sun RNA methyltransferase 4).