Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have cysteine-type endopeptidase activity; thiol-dependent ubiquitin-specific protease activity; and ubiquitin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in positive regulation of proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process and protein K48-linked deubiquitination. Predicted to localize to cytosol and nucleus. Orthologous to human USP5 (ubiquitin specific peptidase 5).