Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have glutathione transferase activity and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in cellular response to drug; cellular response to organic cyclic compound; and response to bacterium. Predicted to localize to cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in several diseases, including diabetes mellitus (multiple); eye disease (multiple); gastrointestinal system cancer (multiple); hematologic cancer (multiple); and lung disease (multiple). Orthologous to human GSTM1 (glutathione S-transferase mu 1).