Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Exhibits metallopeptidase activity. Involved in collagen catabolic process; extracellular matrix organization; and negative regulation of fat cell differentiation. Predicted to localize to extracellular matrix. Is expressed in several structures, including extraembryonic component; floor plate; limb; pharynx epithelium; and reproductive system. Orthologous to human MMP11 (matrix metallopeptidase 11).