Aliases for CNDP1 Gene
External Ids for CNDP1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CNDP1 Gene
This gene encodes a member of the M20 metalloprotease family. The encoded protein is specifically expressed in the brain, is a homodimeric dipeptidase which was identified as human carnosinase. This gene contains trinucleotide (CTG) repeat length polymorphism in the coding region. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for CNDP1 Gene
CNDP1 (Carnosine Dipeptidase 1 (Metallopeptidase M20 Family)) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CNDP1 include homocarnosinosis and microvascular complications of diabetes 3. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Beta-alanine metabolism (TR). GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity and carboxypeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CNDP2.