Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have histone methyltransferase activity (H3-K9 specific). Predicted to be involved in several processes, including chromatin organization; chromosome segregation; and regulation of gene expression. Predicted to localize to cytosol and nucleoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including gonad; nervous system; and nose. Orthologous to human SETDB2 (SET domain bifurcated histone lysine methyltransferase 2).