DMC1 is essential for meiotic homologous recombination. Genetic recombination in meiosis plays an important role in generating diversity of genetic information. The product of this protein is structurally and evolutionary related to the products of the yeast RAD51 and E. coli RecA genes.
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Protein Aliases: disrupted meiotic cDNA 1 homolog; disrupted meiotic cDNA1, yeast, homolog of; DMC 1; DMC1 dosage suppressor of mck1 homolog, meiosis-specific homologous recombination; DMC1 homologue; HsLim15; Meiotic recombination protein DMC1/LIM15 homolog; MGC150472; MGC150473; RP1-199H16.4
Gene Aliases: dJ199H16.1; DMC1; DMC1H; LIM15; Mei11; sgdp