Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity. Involved in CENP-A containing nucleosome assembly; chromosome segregation; and regulation of DNA methylation. Localizes to the chromosome, centromeric region. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human MIS18A (MIS18 kinetochore protein A).