Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable urocanate hydratase activity. Predicted to be involved in histidine catabolic process. Predicted to act upstream of or within histidine metabolic process. Predicted to be located in cytosol. Is expressed in alimentary system; liver; and liver lobe. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in urocanase deficiency. Orthologous to human UROC1 (urocanate hydratase 1).