Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits peptidase activity. Involved in zymogen activation. Predicted to localize to the extracellular space; protein-containing complex; and secretory granule. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in cardiomyopathy; chronic kidney disease; end stage renal failure; hypertension; and myocardial infarction. Orthologous to several human genes including KLK1 (kallikrein 1).