Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits endopeptidase activity. Involved in several processes, including circulatory system development; negative regulation of endothelial cell migration; and positive regulation of melanocyte differentiation. Localizes to cell surface and extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; cardiovascular system; embryo mesenchyme; eye; and genitourinary system. Orthologous to human ADAMTS9 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 9).