Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits double-stranded DNA binding activity; double-stranded RNA binding activity; and single-stranded RNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of cytokine production; response to exogenous dsRNA; and response to virus. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including actin cytoskeleton; bicellular tight junction; and ruffle membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; olfactory epithelium; ovary; and renal calyx. Orthologous to human DDX58 (DExD/H-box helicase 58).