Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables DNA primase activity. Involved in mitochondrial DNA repair and mitochondrial DNA replication. Predicted to be located in replication fork. Predicted to be active in mitochondrial matrix and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including aorta; brain; endocrine gland; genitourinary system; and trachea. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in myopia. Orthologous to human PRIMPOL (primase and DNA directed polymerase).