Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have gamma-butyrobetaine dioxygenase activity; identical protein binding activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in carnitine biosynthetic process. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including cartilage; central nervous system; genitourinary system; liver; and oral epithelium. Orthologous to human BBOX1 (gamma-butyrobetaine hydroxylase 1).