Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1)
Predicted to have metal ion binding activity and metalloendopeptidase activity. Involved in branching involved in ureteric bud morphogenesis. Predicted to localize to extracellular region. Is expressed in several structures, including brain ventricular layer; limb; metanephros; pancreas epithelium; and spinal cord lateral wall. Orthologous to human ADAMTS16 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 16).