Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Involved in oocyte maturation; polar body extrusion after meiotic divisions; and spindle assembly involved in meiosis. Localizes to the endosome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Ritscher-Schinzel syndrome 1 and hereditary spastic paraplegia 8. Is expressed in foregut; male reproductive system; nervous system; sensory organ; and vibrissa. Orthologous to human WASHC5 (WASH complex subunit 5).