Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits L-amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in L-amino acid transport. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including the amino acid transport complex; cytosol; and integral component of membrane. Used to study autism spectrum disorder. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; cochlea; early conceptus; incisor; and limb. Orthologous to human SLC7A5 (solute carrier family 7 member 5).