Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits peptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in collagen catabolic process and proteolysis. Used to study hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in prolidase deficiency. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and liver and biliary system. Orthologous to human PEPD (peptidase D).