Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits fatty acid ligase activity and lipid transporter activity. Involved in fatty acid transport; long-chain fatty acid metabolic process; and very long-chain fatty acid catabolic process. Localizes to endoplasmic reticulum; peroxisome; and plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; liver; lung; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SLC27A2 (solute carrier family 27 member 2).