Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have several functions, including ATP binding activity; protein C-terminus binding activity; and protein tyrosine kinase activator activity. Involved in several processes, including intracellular signal transduction; nucleic acid metabolic process; and photoreceptor cell maintenance. Predicted to localize to nuclear lumen and site of DNA damage. Is expressed in genitourinary system. Used to study Cockayne syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Cockayne syndrome; UV-sensitive syndrome; age related macular degeneration 5; lung cancer; and premature ovarian failure. Orthologous to human ERCC6 (ERCC excision repair 6, chromatin remodeling factor).