Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have peptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in cornification and proteolysis. Predicted to localize to several cellular components, including keratin filament; mitochondrion; and nucleoplasm. Is expressed in embryo; epidermis; epidermis stratum corneum; and skin. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis. Orthologous to human CASP14 (caspase 14).