Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have glycerol channel activity; urea transmembrane transporter activity; and water channel activity. Involved in several processes, including cellular response to oxygen-glucose deprivation; glycerol transport; and renal water absorption. Localizes to the basolateral plasma membrane and cell-cell junction. Used to study nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. Orthologous to human AQP3 (aquaporin 3 (Gill blood group)).