Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have L-amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including animal organ development; oligopeptide transmembrane transport; and regulation of cellular amino acid metabolic process. Localizes to the astrocyte projection and brush border membrane. Used to study Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome and platelet storage pool deficiency. Orthologous to human SLC7A11 (solute carrier family 7 member 11).