Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Involved in drinking behavior and kidney development. Predicted to localize to anchored component of membrane; extracellular matrix; and plasma membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; central nervous system; eye; genitourinary system; and immune system. Orthologous to human MMP17 (matrix metallopeptidase 17).