Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have histone binding activity and identical protein binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including CENP-A containing nucleosome assembly; regulation of DNA binding activity; and regulation of protein-containing complex assembly. Localizes to chromosome, centromeric region. Is expressed in several structures, including blastocyst; early embryo; extraembryonic component; and neural retina. Orthologous to human HJURP (Holliday junction recognition protein).