Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have RNA binding activity and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cerebellar neuron development; regulation of cell growth; and tissue homeostasis. Predicted to localize to the perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spermatogenic failure 12. Is expressed in central nervous system; early conceptus; ovary; and retina. Orthologous to human NANOS1 (nanos C2HC-type zinc finger 1).