Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Predicted to have adenosine deaminase activity; double-stranded RNA binding activity; and identical protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including motor neuron apoptotic process; nerve development; and spinal cord ventral commissure morphogenesis. Localizes to nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including arterial blood vessel; brain; genitourinary system; heart; and sensory organ. Used to study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Orthologous to human ADARB1 (adenosine deaminase RNA specific B1).