Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have magnesium-dependent protein serine/threonine phosphatase activity. Predicted to be involved in positive regulation of pyruvate dehydrogenase activity. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Used to study maple syrup urine disease. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in maple syrup urine disease. Orthologous to human PPM1K (protein phosphatase, Mg2+/Mn2+ dependent 1K).