Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in DNA replication and inner cell mass cell proliferation. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in immunodeficiency 55. Orthologous to human GINS1 (GINS complex subunit 1).