Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have endoribonuclease activity; single-stranded RNA binding activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in RNA phosphodiester bond hydrolysis, endonucleolytic. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in brain ventricular layer; liver lobe; lung; renal cortex; and submandibular gland primordium. Orthologous to human LACTB2 (lactamase beta 2).