Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits vitamin D3 25-hydroxylase activity. Involved in vitamin D metabolic process. Predicted to localize to cytoplasm and intracellular membrane-bounded organelle. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in type 1 diabetes mellitus. Is expressed in embryo; liver; and testis. Orthologous to human CYP2R1 (cytochrome P450 family 2 subfamily R member 1).