Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have RNA binding activity and U1 snRNP binding activity. Predicted to be involved in spliceosomal snRNP assembly. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in connective tissue disease; nephritis; proteinuria; and systemic lupus erythematosus. Orthologous to human SNRPD1 (small nuclear ribonucleoprotein D1 polypeptide).