Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Predicted to enable metalloendopeptidase activity. Acts upstream of or within cellular response to leukemia inhibitory factor. Is active in glutamatergic synapse and presynaptic membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; exocrine system; genitourinary system; hemolymphoid system gland; and nervous system. Orthologous to human ADAM23 (ADAM metallopeptidase domain 23).