Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits heparin binding activity and metalloendopeptidase activity. Involved in heart trabecula formation; kidney development; and ovulation from ovarian follicle. Localizes to the basement membrane and cytoplasmic vesicle. Used to study urinary tract obstruction. Orthologous to human ADAMTS1 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 1).