Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have catalase activity and heme binding activity. Involved in sensory perception of sound. Localizes to the stereocilium. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy; autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 77; and orofacial cleft. Orthologous to human LOXHD1 (lipoxygenase homology domains 1).