Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
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 the T-tubule and basolateral plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hypertension. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; heart; and nose. Orthologous to human SLC8A1 (solute carrier family 8 member A1).