Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits selenium binding activity and thyroxine 5'-deiodinase activity. Predicted to be involved in thyroid hormone metabolic process. Predicted to localize to endoplasmic reticulum and integral component of membrane. Is expressed in gut; liver and biliary system; and metanephros. Orthologous to human DIO1 (iodothyronine deiodinase 1).