Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits calcium:sodium antiporter activity. Involved in several processes, including inorganic cation transmembrane transport; learning or memory; and modulation of chemical synaptic transmission. Localizes to axon terminus; integral component of plasma membrane; and postsynaptic density. Is expressed in brain; cerebral cortex; cerebral cortex mantle layer; embryo; and olfactory cortex mantle layer. Orthologous to human SLC8A2 (solute carrier family 8 member A2).