Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity and zinc ion binding activity. Predicted to be involved in protein processing. Localizes to mitochondrion. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain; embryo mesenchyme; genitourinary system; and skeletal musculature. Orthologous to human PITRM1 (pitrilysin metallopeptidase 1).