Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits endopeptidase activity; extracellular matrix binding activity; and heparin binding activity. Predicted to be involved in proteolysis. Localizes to cell surface and extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including heart; large intestine; limb mesenchyme; musculoskeletal system; and skin. Orthologous to human ADAMTS15 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 15).