Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables cysteine-type deubiquitinase activity and cysteine-type endopeptidase activity. Involved in histone H2B conserved C-terminal lysine deubiquitination; regulation of circadian rhythm; and regulation of protein stability. Located in XY body; cytoplasm; and nucleus. Is expressed in embryo and trophectoderm. Orthologous to human USP7 (ubiquitin specific peptidase 7).