Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits histone methyltransferase binding activity. Involved in negative regulation of single stranded viral RNA replication via double stranded DNA intermediate; positive regulation of DNA methylation-dependent heterochromatin assembly; and response to bacterium. Localizes to nucleus. Colocalizes with gamma-tubulin complex. Is expressed in genitourinary system; limb; and somite. Orthologous to human RESF1 (retroelement silencing factor 1).