Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have ATP binding activity; inorganic cation transmembrane transporter activity; and sulfonylurea receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including defense response to virus; response to exogenous dsRNA; and response to lipopolysaccharide. Localizes to myofibril. Predicted to colocalize with mitochondrion. Is expressed in genitourinary system and heart. Used to study coronary artery disease and hypertrichotic osteochondrodysplasia Cantu type. Orthologous to human KCNJ8 (potassium inwardly rectifying channel subfamily J member 8).