Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.1)
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 and sensory perception of taste. Predicted to be located in membrane. Predicted to be integral component of membrane. Orthologous to human TAS2R40 (taste 2 receptor member 40).