Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits L-ascorbic acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in L-ascorbic acid transmembrane transport; brain development; and lung development. Localizes to basal plasma membrane and cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; liver; and urinary system. Orthologous to human SLC23A1 (solute carrier family 23 member 1).