Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have carnitine O-acetyltransferase activity. Predicted to be involved in carnitine metabolic process, CoA-linked and fatty acid metabolic process. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human CRAT (carnitine O-acetyltransferase).