Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have several functions, including ATP binding activity; peptide binding activity; and protein homodimerization activity. Involved in amyloid-beta clearance and insulin catabolic process. Localizes to extracellular exosome. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; respiratory system; and sensory organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human IDE (insulin degrading enzyme).