Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 5.1.1)
Enables N-acetylneuraminate lyase activity. Predicted to be involved in N-acetylneuraminate catabolic process. Predicted to act upstream of or within carbohydrate metabolic process. Predicted to be located in cytoplasm. Is expressed in 2-cell stage embryo; eye; and nervous system. Orthologous to human NPL (N-acetylneuraminate pyruvate lyase).