(Science: enzyme) An extracellular endopeptidase of vertebrate tissues homologous with interstitial collagenase. It digests proteoglycan, fibronectin, collagen types III, iV, v, and ix, and activates procollagenase. (enzyme nomenclature, 1992)
Registry number: EC 184.108.40.206
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