Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Predicted to have metalloaminopeptidase activity; metalloendopeptidase activity; and zinc ion binding activity. Involved in chondrocyte proliferation; collagen catabolic process; and skeletal system morphogenesis. Predicted to localize to the extracellular space and integral component of plasma membrane. Orthologous to human MMP16 (matrix metallopeptidase 16).