Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.1.1)
Predicted to enable hormone activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of secretion; regulation of blood pressure; and regulation of heart rate. Predicted to be located in extracellular region. Predicted to be active in extracellular space. Is expressed in testis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in gestational diabetes; hypertension; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human UTS2 (urotensin 2).