Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits nucleoside transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in nucleoside transport. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including the apical plasma membrane; basolateral plasma membrane; and integral component of plasma membrane. Used to study alcohol dependence and diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. Orthologous to human SLC29A1 (solute carrier family 29 member 1 (Augustine blood group)).