Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits 3'-5' DNA helicase activity. Involved in several processes, including DNA metabolic process; G-quadruplex DNA unwinding; and regulation of DNA recombination. Localizes to the chromosome; cytoplasm; and nucleus. Used to study Bloom syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Bloom syndrome. Orthologous to human BLM (BLM RecQ like helicase).