Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have chromatin binding activity. Involved in protein localization to chromosome and synapsis. Localizes to condensed nuclear chromosome and male germ cell nucleus. Is expressed in bone marrow; brain; and genitourinary system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in premature ovarian failure. Orthologous to human STAG3 (stromal antigen 3).