Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable identical protein binding activity; peptide hormone binding activity; and vasopressin receptor activity. Acts upstream of or within regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure by vasopressin. Predicted to be located in several cellular components, including Golgi apparatus; axon terminus; and perikaryon. Predicted to be integral component of membrane. Predicted to be integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; eye; genitourinary system; and immune system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autism spectrum disorder; bipolar disorder; and mood disorder. Orthologous to human AVPR1B (arginine vasopressin receptor 1B).