Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have chloride channel activity. Involved in several processes, including auditory receptor cell stereocilium organization; diet induced thermogenesis; and sensory perception of sound. Localizes to the stereocilium. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 103. Orthologous to human CLIC5 (chloride intracellular channel 5).