Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity and ubiquitin protein ligase activity. Predicted to localize to the endoplasmic reticulum and integral component of membrane. Used to study hereditary ataxia. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal dominant sensory ataxia 1. Orthologous to human RNF170 (ring finger protein 170).