Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have catalytic activity. Predicted to be involved in amino acid transport. Localizes to brush border membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; integumental system; limb; and respiratory system. Used to study cystinuria. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cystinuria. Orthologous to human SLC3A1 (solute carrier family 3 member 1).