Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits piRNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including gamete generation; negative regulation of transposition; and piRNA metabolic process. Localizes to nucleus and piP-body. Is expressed in embryo; germ cell of testis; and trunk unsegmented mesenchyme. Orthologous to human PIWIL4 (piwi like RNA-mediated gene silencing 4).