External Ids for DNPEP Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is an aminopeptidase which prefers acidic amino acids, and specifically favors aspartic acid over glutamic acid. It is thought to be a cytosolic protein involved in general metabolism of intracellular proteins. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for DNPEP Gene
DNPEP (Aspartyl Aminopeptidase) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Akt Signaling and Akt Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include metallopeptidase activity and aminopeptidase activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DNPEP Gene
Aminopeptidase with specificity towards an acidic amino acid at the N-terminus. Likely to play an important role in intracellular protein and peptide metabolism.