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