Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have thioredoxin peroxidase activity. Involved in several processes, including regulation of signal transduction; removal of superoxide radicals; and respiratory burst involved in inflammatory response. Localizes to the mitochondrion and myelin sheath. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; limb; reproductive system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human PRDX2 (peroxiredoxin 2).