Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.0)
Exhibits ceramide glucosyltransferase activity. Involved in several processes, including cornified envelope assembly; glucosylceramide biosynthetic process; and skin development. Predicted to localize to Golgi membrane and integral component of membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including blastocyst; brain; early embryo; liver; and oocyte. Orthologous to human UGCG (UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase).