Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits protein kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including chromosome organization; embryo implantation; and positive regulation of telomere maintenance via telomerase. Localizes to the XY body. Used to study Seckel syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Seckel syndrome 1 and pancreatic cancer. Orthologous to human ATR (ATR serine/threonine kinase).