Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits endopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in proteolysis and response to glucocorticoid. Localizes to extracellular space. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in myocardial infarction. Is expressed in several structures, including genitourinary system; gut; limb; paraxial mesenchyme; and sensory organ. Orthologous to human PAPPA (pappalysin 1).