Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Enables double-stranded RNA binding activity and enzyme inhibitor activity. Acts upstream of or within ovarian follicle development and ovulation from ovarian follicle. Located in cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; heart; liver; lung; and thymus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in primary immunodeficiency disease. Orthologous to human OAS1 (2'-5'-oligoadenylate synthetase 1).