Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits zinc ion transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including regulation of microtubule polymerization; regulation of neuron projection development; and zinc ion import across plasma membrane. Localizes to perinuclear region of cytoplasm and plasma membrane. Is expressed in embryo mesenchyme; forelimb; and nervous system. Orthologous to human SLC39A12 (solute carrier family 39 member 12).