Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Involved in cellular response to leukemia inhibitory factor. Localizes to glutamatergic synapse and integral component of presynaptic membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; eye; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and nervous system. Orthologous to human ADAM23 (ADAM metallopeptidase domain 23).