Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits poly(A)-specific ribonuclease activity. Involved in blastocyst formation and nuclear-transcribed mRNA poly(A) tail shortening. Localizes to the endoplasmic reticulum. Is expressed in several structures, including early conceptus; gonad; and skin. Orthologous to human PNLDC1 (PARN like, ribonuclease domain containing 1).