Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Predicted to enable metalloendopeptidase activity. Predicted to be involved in protein processing. Predicted to act upstream of or within peptide hormone processing. Predicted to be located in cytoplasmic vesicle membrane and trans-Golgi network. Predicted to be active in plasma membrane. Is expressed in adrenal gland; embryo mesenchyme; female reproductive system; heart; and nervous system. Orthologous to several human genes including ECE2 (endothelin converting enzyme 2).