Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits basic amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in regulation of arginine metabolic process. Predicted to localize to integral component of membrane and plasma membrane. Is expressed in intestine; metanephros; and testis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in lysinuric protein intolerance. Orthologous to human SLC7A7 (solute carrier family 7 member 7).