Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have acidic amino acid transmembrane transporter activity; calcium ion binding activity; and identical protein binding activity. Involved in malate-aspartate shuttle. Localizes to mitochondrion. Used to study early infantile epileptic encephalopathy 39. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Asperger syndrome; autistic disorder; and early infantile epileptic encephalopathy 39. Is expressed in central nervous system; embryo; and retina. Orthologous to human SLC25A12 (solute carrier family 25 member 12).