Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have G protein-coupled peptide receptor activity; gastric inhibitory peptide receptor activity; and peptide hormone binding activity. Involved in endocrine pancreas development. Predicted to localize to the plasma membrane. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cardiovascular system disease; diabetes mellitus; obesity; and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human GIPR (gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptor).