Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable several functions, including fatty-acyl-CoA binding activity; hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA lyase activity; and metal ion binding activity. Acts upstream of or within mitochondrion organization. Located in mitochondrion. Is expressed in alimentary system; cranium; and liver. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in amino acid metabolic disorder. Orthologous to human HMGCL (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA lyase).