Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have GTPase activity. Predicted to be involved in mitochondrial translation and ribosome disassembly. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in brain; dorsal root ganglion; liver lobe; spinal cord; and thymus primordium. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in combined oxidative phosphorylation deficiency 39. Orthologous to human GFM2 (GTP dependent ribosome recycling factor mitochondrial 2).