Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to have ATP binding activity; sulfurtransferase activity; and tRNA binding activity. Predicted to be involved in tRNA wobble position uridine thiolation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Used to study liver disease. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in aminoglycoside-induced deafness; infantile liver failure syndrome; and transient infantile liver failure. Orthologous to human TRMU (tRNA mitochondrial 2-thiouridylase).