Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in several processes, including cellular response to cytokine stimulus; negative regulation of cellular response to growth factor stimulus; and protein catabolic process. Predicted to localize to extracellular region. 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).