Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in extracellular matrix organization. Localizes to collagen-containing extracellular matrix. Is expressed in embryo and eye. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in Weill-Marchesani syndrome. Orthologous to human ADAMTS17 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 17).