Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits protein-arginine deiminase activity. Involved in chromatin organization and stem cell population maintenance. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm; nucleus; and protein-containing complex. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in rheumatoid arthritis. Is expressed in blastocyst; early embryo; and oocyte. Orthologous to human PADI4 (peptidyl arginine deiminase 4).