Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits orexin receptor activity. Involved in phospholipase C-activating G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway. Predicted to localize to integral component of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; liver; lung; and spleen. Used to study narcolepsy. Orthologous to human HCRTR2 (hypocretin receptor 2).