Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits RNA binding activity. Involved in positive regulation of NIK/NF-kappaB signaling and positive regulation of gene expression. Localizes to RISC complex and condensed nuclear chromosome. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; early embryo; lung mesenchyme; sensory organ; and trunk somite. Orthologous to human AGO3 (argonaute RISC catalytic component 3).