Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits cation channel activity and purinergic nucleotide receptor activity. Involved in several processes, including activation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process; regulation of ion transport; and serotonin secretion by platelet. Localizes to the external side of plasma membrane and postsynaptic membrane. Orthologous to human P2RX1 (purinergic receptor P2X 1).