Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Involved in bile acid metabolic process and regulation of cholesterol metabolic process. Predicted to localize to Golgi apparatus; cortical endoplasmic reticulum; and endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in early infantile epileptic encephalopathy 38. Orthologous to human ARV1 (ARV1 homolog, fatty acid homeostasis modulator).