Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have scaffold protein binding activity. Involved in several processes, including positive regulation of interleukin-1 beta secretion; programmed necrotic cell death; and response to muramyl dipeptide. Predicted to localize to the inflammasome complex and neuronal cell body. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in vitiligo. Orthologous to human NLRP1 (NLR family pyrin domain containing 1).