Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits retinoic acid 4-hydroxylase activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular response to retinoic acid; neural crest cell development; and retinoic acid metabolic process. Predicted to localize to endoplasmic reticulum and membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; embryo mesenchyme; extraembryonic component; nervous system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human CYP26A1 (cytochrome P450 family 26 subfamily A member 1).