Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits phenylalanine 4-monooxygenase activity. Predicted to be involved in aromatic amino acid family metabolic process; protein hydroxylation; and tetrahydrobiopterin metabolic process. Is expressed in alimentary system; liver; and liver lobe. Used to study phenylketonuria. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in intellectual disability and phenylketonuria. Orthologous to human PAH (phenylalanine hydroxylase).