Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have inward rectifier potassium channel activity. Predicted to be involved in potassium ion import across plasma membrane and regulation of ion transmembrane transport. Localizes to plasma membrane. Is expressed in floor plate; heart; and metanephros. Orthologous to human KCNJ16 (potassium inwardly rectifying channel subfamily J member 16).