Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring) kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including insulin receptor signaling pathway; regulation of acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process from pyruvate; and regulation of gluconeogenesis. Localizes to mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase complex. Orthologous to human PDK2 (pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase 2).