Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have acetoacetate-CoA ligase activity and butyrate-CoA ligase activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cellular response to glucose stimulus; positive regulation of insulin secretion; and response to oleic acid. Predicted to localize to cytosol. Is expressed in alimentary system; eye; hemolymphoid system; nervous system; and urinary system. Orthologous to human AACS (acetoacetyl-CoA synthetase).