Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have heme binding activity and heme transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including chordate embryonic development; growth; and hematopoietic or lymphoid organ development. Predicted to localize to the mitochondrion. Used to study Diamond-Blackfan anemia. Is expressed in ectoplacental cone; immune system; liver; placenta; and yolk sac. Orthologous to human FLVCR1 (FLVCR heme transporter 1).