Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have identical protein binding activity and structural molecule activity. Involved in several processes, including cell maturation; long-chain fatty acid biosynthetic process; and neurogenesis. Localizes to the myelin sheath. Used to study Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and hereditary spastic paraplegia 2. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and hereditary spastic paraplegia 2. Orthologous to human PLP1 (proteolipid protein 1).