Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have helicase activity; nucleic acid binding activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including chromosome organization; mitochondrial RNA metabolic process; and mitochondrion morphogenesis. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; early embryo; extraembryonic component; sensory organ; and skin. Orthologous to human SUPV3L1 (Suv3 like RNA helicase).