Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Predicted to enable peroxidase activity. Predicted to be involved in embryonic hemopoiesis. Predicted to act upstream of or within hormone biosynthetic process and hydrogen peroxide catabolic process. Located in mitochondrion. Is expressed in left lung; right lung; thyroid gland; and thyroid gland lobe. Used to study congenital hypothyroidism. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital hypothyroidism; glomerulonephritis; and thyroid dyshormonogenesis 2A. Orthologous to human TPO (thyroid peroxidase).