Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have ATP binding activity and DNA-dependent ATPase activity. Involved in female gamete generation and synapsis. Localizes to the synaptonemal complex. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in premature ovarian failure. Is expressed in several structures, including heart; liver; lung; spleen; and testis. Orthologous to human MSH5 (mutS homolog 5).