Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits carbonate dehydratase activity. Predicted to be involved in bicarbonate transport. Localizes to anchored component of plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in retinitis pigmentosa and retinitis pigmentosa 17. Is expressed in cardiovascular system; genitourinary system; nervous system; and tail. Orthologous to human CA4 (carbonic anhydrase 4).