Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have protein homodimerization activity and zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in cellular zinc ion homeostasis; connective tissue development; and zinc ion transmembrane transport. Localizes to Golgi apparatus and perinuclear region of cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome spondylodysplastic type 3. Orthologous to human SLC39A13 (solute carrier family 39 member 13).