Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have several functions, including anion binding activity; hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA lyase activity; and metal ion binding activity. Involved in mitochondrion organization. Localizes to the mitochondrion. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in amino acid metabolic disorder. Orthologous to human HMGCL (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA lyase).