Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have NAD-dependent histone deacetylase activity (H3-K18 specific) and chromatin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in histone H3 deacetylation; rRNA transcription; and regulation of transcription, DNA-templated. Predicted to localize to the nuclear telomeric heterochromatin and nucleolus organizer region. Is expressed in several structures, including 1st branchial arch maxillary component; central nervous system; eye; gonad; and spleen. Orthologous to human SIRT7 (sirtuin 7).