Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits aminopeptidase activity. Involved in positive regulation of angiogenesis and proteolysis. Localizes to the cytoplasm. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cervix carcinoma. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; immune system; and respiratory system. Orthologous to human ERAP1 (endoplasmic reticulum aminopeptidase 1).