Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in peptide metabolic process and protein processing involved in protein targeting to mitochondrion. Localizes to mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency 31. Orthologous to human MIPEP (mitochondrial intermediate peptidase).