Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits thiamine diphosphokinase activity. Involved in thiamine metabolic process. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in inherited metabolic disorder. Is expressed in several structures, including early conceptus; gonad; heart; liver; and metanephros. Orthologous to human TPK1 (thiamin pyrophosphokinase 1).