Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits spectrin binding activity. Involved in regulation of membrane potential. Localizes to the basolateral plasma membrane and lateral plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 61. Is expressed in brain; cochlea; and embryo. Orthologous to human SLC26A5 (solute carrier family 26 member 5).