Involved in sperm motility. Its absence is associated with genetic background dependent male infertility. Infertility may be due to reduced sperm motility in the female reproductive tract and inability to penetrate the oocyte zona pellucida.
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Protein Aliases: mitochondrial capsule selenoprotein; sperm mitochondria-associated cysteine-rich protein; Sperm mitochondrial-associated cysteine-rich protein; testicular tissue protein Li 119; testicular tissue protein Li 161
Gene Aliases: HSMCSGEN1; MCS; MCSP; SMCP
UniProt ID: (Human) P49901
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4184