Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cation channel activity; preprotein binding activity; and protein transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in positive regulation of apoptotic process; protein import into mitochondrial matrix; and protein insertion into mitochondrial membrane. Localizes to the integral component of mitochondrial membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cerebral infarction. Orthologous to human TOMM40 (translocase of outer mitochondrial membrane 40).