Literature associating LNPEP and birdshot chorioretinopathy
Insulin-regulated membrane aminopeptidase; Release of an N-terminal amino acid, cleaves before cysteine, leucine as well as other amino acids. Degrades peptide hormones such as oxytocin, vasopressin and angiotensin III, and plays a role in maintaining homeostasis during pregnancy. May be involved in the inactivation of neuronal peptides in the brain. Cleaves Met-enkephalin and dynorphin. Binds angiotensin IV and may be the angiotensin IV receptor in the brain; Aminopeptidases
Synonyms: LNPEP, Q9UIQ6, OTASE, Q9UIQ6p, hQ9UIQ6 ...