Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have intracellular calcium activated chloride channel activity. Predicted to be involved in chloride transport. Localizes to the integral component of membrane; microvillus; and secretory granule. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Is expressed in genitourinary system; heart; rectum lumen; retina; and thymus. Orthologous to human CLCA1 (chloride channel accessory 1).