Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits single-stranded DNA binding activity. Involved in kinetochore organization; meiotic chromosome condensation; and meiotic chromosome segregation. Localizes to the condensin complex. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SMC4 (structural maintenance of chromosomes 4).