Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to contribute to ubiquitin-protein transferase activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of protein export from nucleus; protein K6-linked ubiquitination; and regulation of apoptotic process. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in genitourinary system; limb; and spleen. Used to study breast cancer. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in breast cancer and ovarian cancer. Orthologous to human BARD1 (BRCA1 associated RING domain 1).