Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in extracellular matrix organization. Predicted to act upstream of or within negative regulation of peptidase activity. Located in basement membrane. Is expressed in alimentary system; male reproductive gland or organ; skin; and vagina. Orthologous to human PAPLN (papilin, proteoglycan like sulfated glycoprotein).