AXAM2 is an alias for the gene, SUMO1/sentrin/SMT3 specific peptidase 2, in humans. Other names include: Sentrin-specific protease 2; SMT3-specific isopeptidase 2; Smt3ip2; Sentrin/SUMO-specific protease SENP2; Axam2; Sentrin-specific protease 2 . The encoded protein is an enzyme with an amino acid length of 589 and a mass of 67.9 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. AXAM2 is a member of the Peptidase C48 family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Rat, Zebrafish, Chicken.