Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits opioid receptor activity. Involved in several processes, including adenylate cyclase-modulating G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway; positive regulation of neurogenesis; and sensory perception of pain. Localizes to membrane. Predicted to colocalize with sarcolemma. Is expressed in central nervous system; peripheral nervous system; retina inner nuclear layer; stomach; and uterus. Used to study autism spectrum disorder. Orthologous to human OPRM1 (opioid receptor mu 1).