Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have neuropeptide hormone activity; type 2 galanin receptor binding activity; and type 3 galanin receptor binding activity. Involved in long-chain fatty acid import into cell and negative regulation of appetite. Predicted to localize to the dense core granule and extracellular space. Is expressed in esophagus and stomach fundus submucosa. Orthologous to human SPX (spexin hormone).