Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have metalloaminopeptidase activity; peptide binding activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including negative regulation of renal sodium excretion; peptide catabolic process; and regulation of blood pressure. Localizes to external side of plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; genitourinary system; liver; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human ANPEP (alanyl aminopeptidase, membrane).