Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable protein kinase binding activity; protein kinase regulator activity; and ribosome binding activity. Involved in cellular response to leucine starvation and positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter in response to stress. Part of polysome. Is expressed in several structures, including gut; heart; hemolymphoid system gland; liver; and lung. Orthologous to human GCN1 (GCN1 activator of EIF2AK4).