Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have RNA binding activity. Involved in cellular response to cytokine stimulus; response to bacterium; and response to virus. Localizes to the cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; cardiovascular system; central nervous system; eye; and genitourinary system. Orthologous to several human genes including IFIT1B (interferon induced protein with tetratricopeptide repeats 1B).