Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable metalloendopeptidase activity. Involved in collagen fibril organization; proteoglycan metabolic process; and skeletal system development. Predicted to be located in extracellular region. Predicted to be active in extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; brain meninges; skeleton; and spinal cord floor plate. Orthologous to human ADAMTS12 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 12).