Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits cysteine-type endopeptidase activity. Involved in several processes, including dendritic spine organization; learning or memory; and positive regulation of long-term synaptic potentiation. Localizes to apical part of cell; late endosome; and lysosome. Is expressed in several structures, including brain and jaw bone. Used to study lymphatic system disease. Orthologous to human LGMN (legumain).