Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have DNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including male genitalia morphogenesis; meiotic nuclear division; and mitotic G1 phase. Localizes to 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).