Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to be involved in negative regulation of cell growth involved in cardiac muscle cell development; positive regulation of protein import; and protein targeting to mitochondrion. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congestive heart failure. Orthologous to human TOMM70 (translocase of outer mitochondrial membrane 70).