Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable mRNA binding activity and translation initiation factor activity. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of meiosis I; positive regulation of protein metabolic process; and spermatogenesis. Is active in synapse. Is expressed in nervous system; neural retina; and submandibular gland primordium. Orthologous to human EIF4G3 (eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4 gamma 3).