Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Involved in several processes, including cellular response to leukemia inhibitory factor; positive regulation of histone H3-K9 methylation; and regulation of nucleobase-containing compound metabolic process. Localizes to chromosome and pronucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including early conceptus; hindgut epithelium; primordial germ cell; reproductive system; and urinary system. Orthologous to human RIF1 (replication timing regulatory factor 1).