Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have several functions, including ATP binding activity; helicase activity; and magnesium ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in DNA duplex unwinding; DNA replication; and negative regulation of DNA biosynthetic process. Localizes to mitochondrion and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including body cavity or lining; integumental system; thymus; ventricular layer; and vertebral axis musculature. Orthologous to human PIF1 (PIF1 5'-to-3' DNA helicase).