Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits L-glutamate transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in L-glutamate transmembrane transport. Localizes to glutamatergic synapse; integral component of postsynaptic membrane; and integral component of presynaptic membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including cerebellum; mesenchyme of metanephros; and retina nuclear layer. Orthologous to human SLC1A7 (solute carrier family 1 member 7).