Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.2.0)
Enables chromatin binding activity. Involved in DNA repair and female gamete generation. Part of MCM8-MCM9 complex. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; liver; neural retina; spleen; and telencephalon. Used to study hepatocellular carcinoma. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in ovarian dysgenesis 4. Orthologous to human MCM9 (minichromosome maintenance 9 homologous recombination repair factor).