Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits histone binding activity and ubiquitin protein ligase activity. Involved in DNA metabolic process and chromatin organization. Localizes to the chromosome, telomeric region; cytoplasm; and nucleus. Is expressed in central nervous system; genitourinary system; nasal cavity epithelium; and thymus primordium. Orthologous to human RNF8 (ring finger protein 8).