Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have lipid binding activity and metal ion binding activity. Involved in mitochondrial calcium ion homeostasis and mitochondrion-endoplasmic reticulum membrane tethering. Localizes to endoplasmic reticulum membrane and mitochondria-associated endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Is expressed in central nervous system; cerebral cortex; hippocampus; retina inner nuclear layer; and retina outer nuclear layer. Orthologous to human PDZD8 (PDZ domain containing 8).