Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have intracellular calcium activated chloride channel activity. Predicted to be involved in chloride transport. Localizes to integral component of membrane; microvillus; and secretory granule. Is expressed in genitourinary system; heart; rectum lumen; retina; and thymus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Orthologous to human CLCA1 (chloride channel accessory 1).