Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cysteine-type endopeptidase activity and thiol-dependent ubiquitin-specific protease activity. Predicted to be involved in protein deubiquitination. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Y-linked spermatogenic failure 2. Is expressed in brain; lung; and testis. Orthologous to human USP9Y (ubiquitin specific peptidase 9 Y-linked).