Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have solute:proton symporter activity. Predicted to be involved in BMP signaling pathway and SMAD protein signal transduction. Predicted to localize to endoplasmic reticulum and integral component of membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; heart; liver; metanephros; and spleen. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hereditary spastic paraplegia 42. Orthologous to human SLC33A1 (solute carrier family 33 member 1).