Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have ATP binding activity; ATPase activity, coupled; and protein C-terminus binding activity. Predicted to be involved in microtubule-based peroxisome localization and protein import into peroxisome matrix. Localizes to the peroxisome. Used to study Zellweger syndrome. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in infantile Refsum disease; peroxisomal biogenesis disorder; and peroxisome biogenesis disorder 1A. Orthologous to human PEX1 (peroxisomal biogenesis factor 1).