Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have histone binding activity; transferase activity, transferring pentosyl groups; and zinc ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cellular protein modification process; negative regulation of maintenance of mitotic sister chromatid cohesion, telomeric; and regulation of DNA metabolic process. Localizes to cytosol. Is expressed in central nervous system; dorsal root ganglion; and neural retina. Orthologous to human TNKS (tankyrase).