Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits pancreatic polypeptide receptor activity and peptide YY receptor activity. Involved in chemical synaptic transmission. Localizes to the membrane and neuron projection. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in lipid metabolism disorder and obesity. Is expressed in central nervous system and retina. Orthologous to human NPY5R (neuropeptide Y receptor Y5).