RNA exonuclease that binds to the 3'-end of histone mRNAs and degrades them, suggesting that it plays an essential role in histone mRNA decay after replication. A 2' and 3'-hydroxyl groups at the last nucleotide of the histone 3'-end is required for efficient degradation of RNA substrates. Also able to degrade the 3'-overhangs of short interfering RNAs (siRNAs) in vitro, suggesting a possible role as regulator of RNA interference (RNAi). Requires for binding the 5'-ACCCA-3' sequence present in stem-loop structure. Able to bind other mRNAs. Required for 5.8S rRNA 3'-end processing. Also binds to 5.8s ribosomal RNA. Binds with high affinity to the stem-loop structure of replication- dependent histone pre-mRNAs. Identified in a histone pre-mRNA complex, at least composed of ERI1, LSM11, SLBP, SNRPB, SYNCRIP and YBX1. Interacts in a cooperative manner with SLBP to the mature 3'-end of histone mRNAs. Binds to 40S and 60S ribosomal subunits and to 80S assembled ribosomes. Found in a ternary complex with SLBP and the stem-loop structure of the 3'-end of histone mRNAs. Although it can bind simultaneously with SLBP to the 3'-end of histone mRNA, the presence of SLBP prevents the exonuclease activity. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Nucleolus; EC 3.1.-.-; Hydrolase
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 8p23.1
Cellular Component: cytoplasm; nucleolus; nucleus
Molecular Function: rRNA binding; 3'-5'-exoribonuclease activity; metal ion binding; ribosome binding; 3'-5' exonuclease activity
Biological Process: RNA-mediated gene silencing; exonucleolytic trimming to generate mature 3'-end of 5.8S rRNA from tricistronic rRNA transcript (SSU-rRNA, 5.8S rRNA, LSU-rRNA); rRNA 3'-end processing
SS: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.