Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have GTPase activity and translation elongation factor activity. Predicted to be involved in mitochondrial translational elongation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency 1. Is expressed in embryo and extraembryonic component. Orthologous to human GFM1 (G elongation factor mitochondrial 1).