機能Mediates zinc uptake. Zinc uptake may be mediated by a Zn(2+)-HCO(3)(-) symport mechanism and can function in the presence of albumin. May also transport other divalent cations. May be important in contact inhibition of normal epithelial cells and loss of its expression may play a role in tumorigenesis.
組織特異性Expressed only in prostate and uterine epithelial cells.
配列類似性Belongs to the ZIP transporter (TC 2.A.5) family.