Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits amino acid transmembrane transporter activity. Involved in several processes, including amino acid import across plasma membrane; nitric oxide biosynthetic process; and nitric oxide production involved in inflammatory response. Localizes to integral component of membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including adrenal gland; craniocervical region bone; lens; liver; and trachea. Orthologous to human SLC7A2 (solute carrier family 7 member 2).