Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits biotinidase activity. Involved in biotin metabolic process. Localizes to apical part of cell; nucleolus; and perikaryon. Is expressed in blood vessel; inner ear; nervous system; and urinary system. Used to study biotinidase deficiency. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in biotinidase deficiency. Orthologous to human BTD (biotinidase).