Predicted to enable ribosome binding activity and translation initiation factor activity. Predicted to be involved in regulation of translational initiation. Predicted to be located in cytoplasm. Predicted to be part of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 3 complex. Is an ortholog of C. elegans eif-3
.K. In C. elegans, eif-3
.K is involved in positive regulation of apoptotic process.