Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity. Involved in gamete generation; gene silencing by RNA; and piRNA metabolic process. Localizes to chromatoid body; pi-body; and ribonucleoprotein complex. Is expressed in several structures, including reproductive system. Orthologous to human TDRD1 (tudor domain containing 1).