Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to have RNA strand annealing activity; RNA strand-exchange activity; and ribosomal small subunit binding activity. Predicted to be involved in eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4F complex assembly and formation of translation preinitiation complex. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including dendrite; neuronal cell body; and postsynapse. Orthologous to human EIF4B (eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4B).