Functions in promoting mitochondrial clearance by mitochondrial autophagy (mitophagy), also possibly by positively regulating mitochondrial fission. Mitophagy plays an important role in regulating cell health and mitochondrial size and homeostasis.
Protein Aliases: FLJ10619; vacuolar protein sorting 13D; Vacuolar protein sorting-associated protein 13D; VPS13D
Gene Aliases: KIAA0453; VPS13D
UniProt ID: (Human) Q5THJ4
Molecular Function: membrane traffic protein