Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits acetate-CoA ligase activity and propionate-CoA ligase activity. Involved in acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process. Localizes to the mitochondrial matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human ACSS1 (acyl-CoA synthetase short chain family member 1).