Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have NADP binding activity and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity. Predicted to be involved in glucose metabolic process and oxidation-reduction process. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including anemia (multiple); cerebrovascular disease; favism; malaria (multiple); and neonatal jaundice. Orthologous to human G6PD (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase).