Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable cysteine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity. Predicted to act upstream of or within negative regulation of peptidase activity. Located in cell surface; cytoplasm; and extracellular region. Is expressed in epididymis; gonad; and urogenital ridge. Orthologous to human CST8 (cystatin 8).