Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have glycine:sodium symporter activity. Involved in neurotransmitter reuptake. Localizes to the glycinergic synapse. Used to study hyperekplexia 3. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hyperekplexia 3. Is expressed in several structures, including adrenal gland; central nervous system; esophagus; lens; and male reproductive gland or organ. Orthologous to human SLC6A5 (solute carrier family 6 member 5).