Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable enzyme binding activity; hexokinase activity; and hormone binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cellular glucose homeostasis; fructose 6-phosphate metabolic process; and negative regulation of hydrogen peroxide-mediated programmed cell death. Predicted to act upstream of or within phosphorylation. Located in mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including adrenal gland; alimentary system; central nervous system; musculoskeletal system; and olfactory epithelium. Orthologous to human HK3 (hexokinase 3).