Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have growth hormone receptor binding activity; protein tyrosine kinase activity; and type 1 angiotensin receptor binding activity. Predicted to be involved in intracellular signal transduction and protein phosphorylation. Predicted to localize to cytoplasm and nucleus. Used to study obesity. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in immunodeficiency 35. Orthologous to human TYK2 (tyrosine kinase 2).