Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits aspartic-type endopeptidase activity and cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process. Involved in several processes, including execution phase of apoptosis; neuron apoptotic process; and protein processing. Predicted to localize to the cytosol and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease; breast cancer; colon cancer; hereditary ataxia; and lung non-small cell carcinoma. Orthologous to human CASP7 (caspase 7).