Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits cytidine deaminase activity. Involved in cytidine deamination; isotype switching; and response to bacterium. Predicted to localize to the P-body and nucleus. 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).