Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits DNA N-glycosylase activity; DNA binding activity; and DNA-(apurinic or apyrimidinic site) endonuclease activity. Involved in base-excision repair. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; retina nuclear layer; spinal cord; spleen; and testis. Orthologous to human NEIL3 (nei like DNA glycosylase 3).