Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits DNA-directed DNA polymerase activity and identical protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including mitochondrial DNA metabolic process; mitochondrion morphogenesis; and respiratory electron transport chain. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia. Orthologous to human POLG2 (DNA polymerase gamma 2, accessory subunit).