Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits L-gulonolactone oxidase activity and flavin adenine dinucleotide binding activity. Involved in L-ascorbic acid biosynthetic process. Predicted to localize to endoplasmic reticulum and integral component of membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including cranium; liver; nasal septum; nervous system; and pancreas. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in scurvy. Orthologous to human GULOP (gulonolactone (L-) oxidase, pseudogene).