Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Involved in mitochondrion organization; positive regulation of mitophagy; and protein localization to organelle. Predicted to be extrinsic component of membrane. Is expressed in adrenal gland; liver; male reproductive gland or organ; pancreas; and thymus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive spinocerebellar ataxia 4. Orthologous to human VPS13D (vacuolar protein sorting 13 homolog D).