Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits calcium-dependent cysteine-type endopeptidase activity. Involved in mammary gland involution; proteolysis; and receptor catabolic process. Localizes to cytosol; lysosome; and mitochondrion. Is expressed in molar; oral region epithelium; and skin. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in hereditary spastic paraplegia 76. Orthologous to human CAPN1 (calpain 1).