Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits oxidoreductase activity, acting on the CH-CH group of donors, NAD or NADP as acceptor. Involved in iron ion homeostasis and siderophore biosynthetic process. Predicted to localize to the cytosol. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; cranium; ear; genitourinary system; and respiratory system. Orthologous to human BDH2 (3-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase 2).