Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables cysteine-type peptidase activity. Involved in several processes, including autophagosome assembly; otolith mineralization completed early in development; and protein delipidation. Located in cytoplasm. Is expressed in central nervous system; genitourinary system; gut; lymph node; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human ATG4B (autophagy related 4B cysteine peptidase).