Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have ATP binding activity; metalloendopeptidase activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in anterograde axonal transport and mitochondrion organization. Localizes to the m-AAA complex. Used to study hereditary spastic paraplegia 7. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hereditary spastic paraplegia 7. Orthologous to human SPG7 (SPG7 matrix AAA peptidase subunit, paraplegin).