Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits carnitine transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in carnitine transport. Localizes to the intrinsic component of peroxisomal membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Crohn's disease; cardiomyopathy; inherited metabolic disorder; and systemic primary carnitine deficiency disease. Orthologous to human SLC22A5 (solute carrier family 22 member 5).