Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable mRNA binding activity and translation initiation factor activity. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of cellular protein metabolic process; positive regulation of meiosis I; and spermatogenesis. Predicted to be part of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4F complex. Is expressed in nervous system; neural retina; and submandibular gland primordium. Orthologous to human EIF4G3 (eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4 gamma 3).