Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have L-cystine transmembrane transporter activity and neutral amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in L-cystine transport and amino acid transmembrane transport. Localizes to brush border membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including metanephros and midgut. Used to study cystinuria. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cystinuria. Orthologous to human SLC7A9 (solute carrier family 7 member 9).