Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.2.2)
Predicted to enable metalloendopeptidase activity. Acts upstream of or within branching involved in ureteric bud morphogenesis. Predicted to be located in extracellular region. Predicted to be active in extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including brain ventricular layer; gonad; limb; metanephros; and spinal cord lateral wall. Orthologous to human ADAMTS16 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 16).