Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Involved in erythrocyte differentiation; mitochondrial transport; and regulation of heme biosynthetic process. Localizes to mitochondrial inner membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; salivary gland; sensory organ; skeletal muscle; and thymus primordium. Orthologous to several human genes including TMEM14C (transmembrane protein 14C).