Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits calcidiol 1-monooxygenase activity. Involved in calcium ion transport; response to vitamin D; and vitamin D catabolic process. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Used to study rickets. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in obesity; rickets; and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Is expressed in several structures, including lower jaw molar; metanephros; and testis. Orthologous to human CYP27B1 (cytochrome P450 family 27 subfamily B member 1).