Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits cytidine deaminase activity. Involved in cytidine deamination; isotype switching; and response to bacterium. Predicted to localize to P-body; nucleus; and protein-containing complex. Is expressed in early conceptus; genitourinary system; immune system; and lung. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hyperimmunoglobulin syndrome and immunodeficiency with hyper-IgM type 2. Orthologous to human AICDA (activation induced cytidine deaminase).