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.
Gene names and symbols associated with CNDP1
carnosine dipeptidase 1 (metallopeptidase M20 family) L homeolog (cndp1.L) antibody