This gene may belong to a protease family responsible for intercellular peptide signalling. Though its role in the cellular processing of insulin has not yet been defined, insulin-degrading enzyme is thought to be involved in the termination of the insulin response.
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Protein Aliases: Abeta-degrading protease; FLJ35968; Insulin degrading enzyme; Insulin protease; Insulin-degrading enzyme; Insulinase; Insulysin
Gene Aliases: IDE; INSDEGM; INSULYSIN
Molecular Function: metalloprotease