Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process. Predicted to be involved in intrinsic apoptotic signaling pathway in response to DNA damage. Predicted to localize to the cytoplasm; keratin filament; and nucleus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis. Orthologous to human CASP14 (caspase 14).