Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits guanylate cyclase activity. Involved in regulation of cell population proliferation and response to toxic substance. Predicted to localize to plasma membrane. Is expressed in alimentary system and liver. Used to study abdominal obesity-metabolic syndrome and obesity. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in congenital diarrhea 6. Orthologous to human GUCY2C (guanylate cyclase 2C).