Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits peptidase activator activity and protein heterodimerization activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of myoblast fusion; negative regulation of programmed cell death; and skeletal muscle atrophy. Localizes to the cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; gut; heart; peripheral nervous system ganglion; and retina. Orthologous to human CFLAR (CASP8 and FADD like apoptosis regulator).