Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have sodium:bicarbonate symporter activity. Involved in cochlear nucleus development; sensory organ development; and visual perception. Localizes to apical plasma membrane; basolateral plasma membrane; and cytoplasm. Is expressed in brain; metanephros; pancreas; and spiral ligament. Used to study Usher syndrome type 2C. Orthologous to human SLC4A7 (solute carrier family 4 member 7).