Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.4.0)
Enables glucose:sodium symporter activity. Involved in intestinal D-glucose absorption; regulation of transporter activity; and renal glucose absorption. Acts upstream of or within glucose transmembrane transport; intestinal absorption; and metanephros development. Located in apical plasma membrane and brush border. Is expressed in alimentary system; brain; and urinary system. Orthologous to human SLC5A1 (solute carrier family 5 member 1).