Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Predicted to have cation channel activity and identical protein binding activity. Involved in detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of touch; sensory perception of pain; and sensory perception of temperature stimulus. Predicted to localize to integral component of plasma membrane and potassium channel complex. Is expressed in 2-cell stage embryo; blastocyst; early conceptus; and secondary oocyte. Orthologous to human KCNK4 (potassium two pore domain channel subfamily K member 4).