Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable G protein-coupled receptor activity and taste receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in sensory perception of umami taste. Predicted to act upstream of or within sensory perception of taste and signal transduction. Predicted to be located in plasma membrane. Predicted to be integral component of membrane. Predicted to be integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in tongue anterior part. Orthologous to human TAS1R1 (taste 1 receptor member 1).