Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to have molecular adaptor activity. Involved in cellular response to starvation. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including P-body; RISC complex; and perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; integumental system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in familial adult myoclonic epilepsy 6. Orthologous to human TNRC6A (trinucleotide repeat containing adaptor 6A).