Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable chromatin binding activity and methylated histone binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of single stranded viral RNA replication via double stranded DNA intermediate; regulation of barbed-end actin filament capping; and regulation of gene expression. Predicted to be located in several cellular components, including cytosol; heterochromatin; and nuclear lumen. Predicted to be part of nucleosome. Predicted to be active in cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in blastocyst; brain; and gonad. Orthologous to human MPHOSPH8 (M-phase phosphoprotein 8).