Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have cysteine-type endopeptidase activity and thiol-dependent ubiquitin-specific protease activity. Predicted to be involved in cell migration and protein deubiquitination. Predicted to localize to cytosol and nucleus. Is expressed in brain; lung; and testis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Y-linked spermatogenic failure 2. Orthologous to human USP9Y (ubiquitin specific peptidase 9 Y-linked).