Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular response to potassium ion starvation; gluconeogenesis; and glycerol biosynthetic process from pyruvate. Localizes to the cytosol. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human PCK1 (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase 1).