May participate in suppression of cell proliferation and induces apoptotic cell death through activation of interleukin-1- beta converting enzyme (ICE)-like proteases. Homodimer. By estrogen. Widely expressed. Expressed in ovary, testis, prostate, thymus, muscle and heart, but not in small intestine, colon, lymph nodes, or peripherical blood lymphocytes. The protein is not detected in any of the above organs. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Apoptosis; Membrane protein, integral