Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have transmembrane transporter activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including nucleobase transport; organic hydroxy compound transport; and urea transmembrane transport. Predicted to localize to basolateral plasma membrane; integral component of plasma membrane; and intracellular membrane-bounded organelle. Is expressed in early conceptus; liver; and oocyte. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in kidney disease. Orthologous to human AQP9 (aquaporin 9).