Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have mRNA binding activity and protein N-terminus binding activity. Involved in gamete generation and lens development in camera-type eye. Localizes to P granule; chromatoid body; and ribonucleoprotein complex. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; olfactory epithelium; retina; and seminiferous tubule. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cataract 36. Orthologous to human TDRD7 (tudor domain containing 7).