Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Enables cytidine deaminase activity. Acts upstream of or within cytidine to uridine editing and mRNA modification. Predicted to be active in 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).