Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits protein tag. Involved in several processes, including cellular protein metabolic process; defense response to other organism; and positive regulation of erythrocyte differentiation. Predicted to localize to cytosolic small ribosomal subunit; extracellular region; and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in immunodeficiency 38. Orthologous to human ISG15 (ISG15 ubiquitin like modifier).