Aliases for HFM1 Gene
External Ids for HFM1 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for HFM1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for HFM1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is thought to be an ATP-dependent DNA helicase and is expressed mainly in germ-line cells. Defects in this gene are a cause of premature ovarian failure 9 (POF9). [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2014]
GeneCards Summary for HFM1 Gene
HFM1 (Helicase For Meiosis 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with HFM1 include Premature Ovarian Failure 9 and Spastic Hemiplegia. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include nucleic acid binding and helicase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ASCC3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for HFM1 Gene
Required for crossover formation and complete synapsis of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.