Cleaves the propeptides of type I and II collagen prior to fibril assembly. Does not act on type III collagen. May also play a role in development that is independent of its role in collagen biosynthesis.
Synonyms: ADAM-TS 2, ADAM-TS2, ADAMTS-2, Procollagen I N-proteinase, PC I-NP, Procollagen I/II amino propeptide-processing enzyme, Procollagen N-endopeptidase, pNPI
Gene name: ADAMTS2