Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Enables orexin receptor activity. Involved in locomotion. Acts upstream of or within phospholipase C-activating G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway. Predicted to be located in plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including brain; genitourinary system; liver; lung; and spleen. Used to study narcolepsy. Orthologous to human HCRTR2 (hypocretin receptor 2).