Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have several functions, including Hsp70 protein binding activity; heme binding activity; and monooxygenase activity. Predicted to be involved in bile acid biosynthetic process; calcitriol biosynthetic process from calciol; and cholesterol catabolic process. Localizes to the mitochondrial inner membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; genitourinary system; liver; retina; and skeletal muscle. Orthologous to human CYP27A1 (cytochrome P450 family 27 subfamily A member 1).