Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA 5'-adenosine monophosphate hydrolase activity. Involved in DNA ligation and single strand break repair. Predicted to colocalize with the nuclear chromatin. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in ataxia with oculomotor apraxia type 1 and olivopontocerebellar atrophy. Orthologous to human APTX (aprataxin).