Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have oxytocin receptor activity; peptide hormone binding activity; and vasopressin receptor activity. Involved in positive regulation of blood pressure and positive regulation of cold-induced thermogenesis. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including adherens junction; apical plasma membrane; and microvillus. Is expressed in several structures, including adipose tissue; central nervous system; genitourinary system; integumental system; and small intestine. Orthologous to human OXTR (oxytocin receptor).