Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have isoleucine-tRNA ligase activity. Predicted to be involved in isoleucyl-tRNA aminoacylation and mitochondrial translation. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; nervous system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human IARS2 (isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase 2, mitochondrial).