Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have cysteine-type endopeptidase activity and thiol-dependent ubiquitin-specific protease activity. Predicted to be involved in protein deubiquitination. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including membrane raft; nucleoplasm; and postsynaptic membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including germ cell of testis; intestine; liver and biliary system; salivary gland; and thymus. Orthologous to human USP48 (ubiquitin specific peptidase 48).