Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have several functions, including DNA binding activity; RNA polymerase II complex binding activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in several processes, including UV protection; determination of adult lifespan; and growth. Predicted to colocalize with the DNA replication factor A complex. Used to study xeroderma pigmentosum group G. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in melanoma and xeroderma pigmentosum group G. Is expressed in central nervous system and retina. Orthologous to human ERCC5 (ERCC excision repair 5, endonuclease).