Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Enables DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase activity, acting on CpG substrates. Involved in DNA methylation involved in gamete generation; DNA methylation on cytosine; and negative regulation of transposition. Acts upstream of or within C-5 methylation of cytosine; homologous chromosome pairing at meiosis; and spermatogenesis. Predicted to be located in nucleus.