Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Enables aminopeptidase activity. Acts upstream of or within positive regulation of angiogenesis and proteolysis. Located in cytoplasm. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; immune system; and respiratory system. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cervix carcinoma. Orthologous to human ERAP1 (endoplasmic reticulum aminopeptidase 1).