Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits ankyrin binding activity; calcium:sodium antiporter activity; and ion channel binding activity. Involved in several processes, including heart development; metal ion transport; and regulation of heart contraction. Localizes to several cellular components, including T-tubule; basolateral plasma membrane; and postsynaptic density. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; heart; and nose. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hypertension. Orthologous to human SLC8A1 (solute carrier family 8 member A1).