Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have fatty acid elongase activity. Involved in fatty acid biosynthetic process and positive regulation of cold-induced thermogenesis. Predicted to localize to endoplasmic reticulum and integral component of endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Is expressed in brown fat; embryo; head; and skin. Orthologous to human ELOVL3 (ELOVL fatty acid elongase 3).