Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable 3'-5' exonuclease activity and RNA binding activity. Predicted to be involved in cellular macromolecule catabolic process; defense response to virus; and negative regulation of viral genome replication. Predicted to act upstream of or within innate immune response and rRNA processing. Predicted to be located in cytoplasm and nuclear lumen. Predicted to be active in nucleus. Is expressed in liver lobe. Orthologous to human ISG20 (interferon stimulated exonuclease gene 20).