Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable sialic acid transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in sialic acid transport; urate metabolic process; and urate transport. Predicted to act upstream of or within sodium ion transport. Predicted to be located in apical plasma membrane. Predicted to be active in lysosome. Predicted to be integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in cortical renal tubule and lower jaw molar. Orthologous to human SLC17A1 (solute carrier family 17 member 1).