Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to be involved in chromatin assembly; negative regulation of DNA replication; and protein localization. Localizes to endomembrane system and nucleus. Is expressed in diencephalon lateral wall mantle layer; medulla oblongata basal plate mantle layer; midbrain mantle layer; olfactory cortex marginal layer; and ventral grey horn. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital dyserythropoietic anemia and congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type Ia. Orthologous to human CDAN1 (codanin 1).