Protein Name aspartic peptidase retroviral like 1
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 151516
Gene Symbol


UniProt Q53RT3 (APRV1_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 76
Total Number of Articles : 150

aspartic peptidase retroviral like 1

Gene Summary

Filaggrin is a structural protein that is crucial for in the development and maintenance of the skin barrier. This gene encodes a retroviral-like protease involved in profilaggrin-to-filaggrin processing. Expression is found primarily in the epidermis and inner root sheath of hair follicles. [provided by RefSeq, May 2017]

  • retroviral-like aspartic protease 1
  • TPA-inducible aspartic proteinase-like protein
  • skin aspartic protease
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