Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Enables aspartic-type endopeptidase activity. Predicted to act upstream of or within protein metabolic process. Predicted to be located in extracellular region. Is expressed in alimentary system epithelium; extraembryonic component; placenta; and stomach. Orthologous to several human genes including PGA4 (pepsinogen A4).