Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Exhibits phytoceramidase activity. Involved in ceramide catabolic process; inflammatory response; and sphingosine biosynthetic process. Predicted to localize to endoplasmic reticulum; integral component of Golgi membrane; and integral component of endoplasmic reticulum membrane. Is expressed in hair; integumental system; vibrissa; and vibrissa follicle. Orthologous to human ACER3 (alkaline ceramidase 3).