Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits G protein-coupled receptor activity and dopamine neurotransmitter receptor activity, coupled via Gs. Involved in several processes, including central nervous system development; learning or memory; and modulation of chemical synaptic transmission. Localizes to several cellular components, including GABA-ergic synapse; glutamatergic synapse; and integral component of synaptic membrane. Used to study Huntington's disease. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hypertension and kidney failure. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; integumental system; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human DRD1 (dopamine receptor D1).