Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits ubiquitin activating enzyme activity. Predicted to be involved in cellular response to DNA damage stimulus; protein ubiquitination; and ubiquitin-dependent protein catabolic process. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in adrenal gland; brain; liver; and testis. Orthologous to human UBA1 (ubiquitin like modifier activating enzyme 1).