Receptor for the hormone galanin. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins that inhibit adenylate cyclase activity. Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: GPCR, family 1; Membrane protein, integral; Membrane protein, multi-pass; Receptor, GPCR
Cellular Component: integral to membrane; integral to plasma membrane; plasma membrane
Molecular Function: galanin receptor activity; peptide hormone binding; protein binding
Biological Process: digestion; G-protein signaling, coupled to IP3 second messenger (phospholipase C activating); neuropeptide signaling pathway; positive regulation of cortisol secretion; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter