Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits DNA binding activity; histone-lysine N-methyltransferase activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in several processes, including histone lysine methylation; meiosis I; and positive regulation of macromolecule metabolic process. Localizes to chromatin and nucleus. Is expressed in embryo and head. Orthologous to human PRDM9 (PR/SET domain 9).