Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits glycerol kinase activity. Involved in glucose homeostasis; glycerol metabolic process; and regulation of fatty acid metabolic process. Localizes to the cytosol; mitochondrion; and nucleus. Used to study glycerol kinase deficiency. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in glycerol kinase deficiency. Orthologous to human GK (glycerol kinase).