Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.1.0)
Enables dihydroceramidase activity. Involved in sphingosine biosynthetic process. Predicted to be located in Golgi apparatus. Predicted to be integral component of Golgi membrane. Is expressed in several structures, including blood; heart; liver; lung; and stomach. Orthologous to human ACER2 (alkaline ceramidase 2).