Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable 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 protein processing. Predicted to act upstream of or within angiogenesis and cell differentiation. Located in 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).