Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have glucagon receptor binding activity and hormone activity. Involved in several processes, including intracellular signal transduction; negative regulation of apoptotic process; and positive regulation of protein modification process. Localizes to cytoplasm and extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; gut; and urogenital ridge. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease and prediabetes syndrome. Orthologous to human GCG (glucagon).