Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits cholate-CoA ligase activity and fatty acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including ketone body biosynthetic process; long-chain fatty acid import across plasma membrane; and triglyceride mobilization. Localizes to the basal plasma membrane. Is expressed in liver. Orthologous to human SLC27A5 (solute carrier family 27 member 5).