Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Acts upstream of or within germ cell development; meiotic nuclear division; and meiotic spindle organization. Is expressed in brain; ovary; and testis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in gestational trophoblastic neoplasm. Orthologous to human MEI1 (meiotic double-stranded break formation protein 1).