Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.1.1)
Enables translation regulator activity. Involved in several processes, including erythrocyte differentiation; mitochondrial ATP synthesis coupled electron transport; and negative regulation of gene expression. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including cellular hyperosmotic salinity response; cellular response to estrogen stimulus; and sensory perception of sound. Located in extracellular exosome. Part of RISC complex. Is expressed in aorta; bone marrow; liver; and liver lobe. Orthologous to human MIR451A (microRNA 451a).