Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits L-glutamate transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in hyaloid vascular plexus regression and neurotransmitter uptake. Localizes to synaptic vesicle. Is expressed in several structures, including cranial ganglion; nervous system; sensory organ; and tail mesenchyme. Orthologous to human SLC17A6 (solute carrier family 17 member 6).