Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Predicted to have 5'-3' RNA helicase activity and RNA binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of transposition, RNA-mediated and regulation of neuron projection arborization. Localizes to cytosol and nucleus. Is expressed in brain; gut; sensory organ; testis; and turbinate bone primordium. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hypertension. Orthologous to human MOV10 (Mov10 RISC complex RNA helicase).