Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have double-stranded DNA binding activity. Involved in meiosis I cell cycle process; regulation of protein localization; and sperm chromatin condensation. Localizes to central element; male germ cell nucleus; and transverse filament. Is expressed in brain and reproductive system. Orthologous to human SYCP1 (synaptonemal complex protein 1).