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 Arginine and proline metabolism and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include hydrolase activity and carboxypeptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CNDP2.