Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in peptide metabolic process and protein processing involved in protein targeting to mitochondrion. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency. Orthologous to human MIPEP (mitochondrial intermediate peptidase).