Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Exhibits deoxyribonuclease II activity. Involved in DNA catabolic process, endonucleolytic; erythrocyte differentiation; and regulation of immune response. Predicted to localize to lysosome. Is expressed in olfactory epithelium and vibrissa. Used to study rheumatoid arthritis. Orthologous to human DNASE2 (deoxyribonuclease 2, lysosomal).