Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have bitter taste receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of bitter taste. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including the endoplasmic reticulum; external side of plasma membrane; and trans-Golgi network. Is expressed in circumvallate papilla; colon; and jejunum. Orthologous to human TAS2R16 (taste 2 receptor member 16).