Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have DNA helicase activity and chromatin binding activity. Involved in reciprocal meiotic recombination; seminiferous tubule development; and spermatogenesis. Predicted to localize to cytoplasm; nuclear membrane; and nucleoplasm. Is expressed in brain ventricular layer; cochlea; and rest of cerebellum marginal layer. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Fanconi anemia complementation group J; breast cancer; colorectal cancer; and thrombocytopenia. Orthologous to human BRIP1 (BRCA1 interacting protein C-terminal helicase 1).