Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits single-stranded DNA binding activity. Contributes to DNA helicase activity. Involved in DNA unwinding involved in DNA replication; cell population proliferation; and cellular response to xenobiotic stimulus. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hepatocellular carcinoma. Orthologous to human MCM7 (minichromosome maintenance complex component 7).