Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits identical protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including cell population proliferation; regulation of intracellular signal transduction; and removal of superoxide radicals. Localizes to the mitochondrion and myelin sheath. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in methylmalonic aciduria and homocystinuria type cblC. Orthologous to human PRDX1 (peroxiredoxin 1).