Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable orexin receptor activity and peptide hormone binding activity. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of ERK1 and ERK2 cascade. Predicted to be located in membrane. Predicted to be active in plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; gut; immune system; and liver and biliary system. Orthologous to human HCRTR1 (hypocretin receptor 1).