Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Predicted to enable bitter taste receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of bitter taste. Predicted to act upstream of or within G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway. Predicted to be located in plasma membrane. Predicted to be integral component of membrane. Is expressed in alimentary system; liver; metanephros; thymus; and trachea. Orthologous to human TAS2R38 (taste 2 receptor member 38).