Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable several functions, including glutathione binding activity; glutathione transferase activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Acts upstream of or within cellular response to drug; cellular response to organic cyclic compound; and response to bacterium. Predicted to be located in cytosol and intercellular bridge. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including autoimmune disease (multiple); eye disease (multiple); gastrointestinal system cancer (multiple); hematologic cancer (multiple); and lung disease (multiple). Orthologous to human GSTM1 (glutathione S-transferase mu 1).