Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits several functions, including calcium ion sensor activity; calcium-dependent phospholipid binding activity; and syntaxin-1 binding activity. Involved in modulation of chemical synaptic transmission; neurotransmitter secretion; and regulation of dopamine secretion. Localizes to several cellular components, including glutamatergic synapse; presynaptic membrane; and secretory vesicle. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; peripheral nervous system ganglion; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human SYT1 (synaptotagmin 1).