Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable DNA binding activity. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including fertilization; male genitalia morphogenesis; and meiotic nuclear division. Located in lateral element. Is expressed in meiotic germ cell of ovary and primary oocyte. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spermatogenic failure 1. Orthologous to human SYCP2 (synaptonemal complex protein 2).