Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable glutathione peroxidase activity. Predicted to be involved in response to oxidative stress. Predicted to be located in extracellular region. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; metanephros; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human GPX6 (glutathione peroxidase 6).