Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Predicted to enable integrin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in binding activity of sperm to zona pellucida and cell adhesion. Predicted to act upstream of or within cell differentiation and spermatogenesis. Predicted to be located in membrane. Predicted to be integral component of membrane. Is expressed in somite. Orthologous to human ADAM18 (ADAM metallopeptidase domain 18).