Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.3.0)
Enables endopeptidase activity; extracellular matrix binding activity; and heparin binding activity. Involved in extracellular matrix disassembly and myoblast fusion. Located in cell surface and extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including alimentary system; genitourinary system; hindlimb; nervous system; and skin. Orthologous to human ADAMTS15 (ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif 15).