Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have amino acid transmembrane transporter activity and double-stranded RNA binding activity. Predicted to be involved in amino acid transport and response to exogenous dsRNA. Localizes to apical pole of neuron and synapse. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and spinal cord. Orthologous to human SLC3A2 (solute carrier family 3 member 2).