Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Exhibits mRNA 3'-UTR binding activity and mRNA binding activity involved in posttranscriptional gene silencing. Involved in several processes, including cellular hyperosmotic salinity response; cellular response to leukemia inhibitory factor; and neuron differentiation. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; lung; and retina. Orthologous to human MIR9-1 (microRNA 9-1).