Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (GTP) activity. Involved in several processes, including carboxylic acid metabolic process; cellular response to potassium ion starvation; and gluconeogenesis. Localizes to cytosol. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brown fat; liver; and urinary system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human PCK1 (phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase 1).