FunctionAs a member of the subcortical maternal complex (SCMC), plays an essential role for zygotes to progress beyond the first embryonic cell divisions.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the WD repeat Groucho/TLE family. Contains 7 WD repeats.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm. In the subcortical cytoplasm of early embryos from the 1-cell to the blastocyst stages. From the 2-cell stage, still detected in the subcortex, but excluded from cell-cell contact regions.