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