The protein encoded by this gene is a membrane-bound arginine/lysine carboxypeptidase. Its expression is associated with monocyte to macrophage differentiation. This encoded protein contains hydrophobic regions at the amino and carboxy termini and has 6 potential asparagine-linked glycosylation sites. The active site residues of carboxypeptidases A and B are conserved in this protein. Three alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been described for this gene.
CPM; carboxypeptidase M; EC 22.214.171.124; EC 3.4.17; cost per thousand; renal carboxypeptidase; urinary carboxypeptidase B; im:7143022; zgc:110307; im:7143022l; si:dkey-11p6.1