Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.2.0)
Predicted to enable intracellular calcium activated chloride channel activity. Predicted to act upstream of or within chloride transport. Located in microvillus and secretory granule. Is integral component of membrane. 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).