Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have exoribonuclease activity, producing 5'-phosphomonoesters and nucleic acid binding activity. Involved in RNA metabolic process and spermatogenesis. Predicted to localize to aggresome; nucleolus; and nucleoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in adenoid cystic carcinoma and lung cancer. Orthologous to human XRN2 (5'-3' exoribonuclease 2).