Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits cytidine deaminase activity. Involved in cytidine to uridine editing and mRNA modification. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in genitourinary system; head mesenchyme; heart; tongue; and vertebral axis musculature. Orthologous to human APOBEC2 (apolipoprotein B mRNA editing enzyme catalytic subunit 2).