Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have peroxisome targeting sequence binding activity. Involved in several processes, including fatty acid alpha-oxidation; microtubule-based peroxisome localization; and nervous system development. Localizes to peroxisomal membrane. Is expressed in brain and liver. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in peroxisomal biogenesis disorder and peroxisome biogenesis disorder 11A. Orthologous to human PEX13 (peroxisomal biogenesis factor 13).