Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have ATP binding activity; asparagine-tRNA ligase activity; and nucleic acid binding activity. Predicted to be involved in asparaginyl-tRNA aminoacylation. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; integumental system; nervous system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human NARS1 (asparaginyl-tRNA synthetase 1).