Cleaves aggrecan, a cartilage proteoglycan, and may be involved in its turnover. Has angiogenic inhibitor activity. Active metalloprotease, which may be associated with various inflammatory processes as well as development of cancer cachexia. May play a critical role in follicular rupture. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC 3.4.24.-; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis; Protease; Secreted; Secreted, signal peptide
Alt. Names/Synonyms: A disintegrin and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin motifs 1; a disintegrin-like and metalloprotease (reprolysin type) with thrombospondin type 1 motif, 1; ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif, 1; ADAM-TS 1; ADAM-TS1; ADAMTS-1; ADAMTS1; ATS1; C3-C5; human metalloproteinase with thrombospondin type 1 motifs; KIAA1346; METH-1; METH1