Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits SUMO-specific isopeptidase activity. Involved in negative regulation of proteasomal ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process; protein desumoylation; and regulation of definitive erythrocyte differentiation. Predicted to localize to the focal adhesion; nuclear membrane; and nucleoplasm. Used to study type 1 diabetes mellitus. Is expressed in embryo. Orthologous to human SENP1 (SUMO specific peptidase 1).