Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have identical protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including meiotic nuclear division; oocyte maturation; and regulation of actin nucleation. Localizes to WASH complex and endosome. Is expressed in foregut; male reproductive system; nervous system; sensory organ; and vibrissa. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Ritscher-Schinzel syndrome 1 and hereditary spastic paraplegia 8. Orthologous to human WASHC5 (WASH complex subunit 5).