Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to be involved in cristae formation; mitochondrial respiratory chain complex assembly; and protein insertion into mitochondrial outer membrane. Localizes to mitochondrial inner membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Orthologous to human SAMM50 (SAMM50 sorting and assembly machinery component).