Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits L-ascorbate:sodium symporter activity and L-ascorbic acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in L-ascorbic acid transmembrane transport. Localizes to basal plasma membrane and cytoplasm. Is expressed in adrenal gland; central nervous system; and retina. Orthologous to human SLC23A2 (solute carrier family 23 member 2).