Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Exhibits exo-alpha-(2->3)-sialidase activity and exo-alpha-(2->8)-sialidase activity. Involved in ganglioside catabolic process; glycoprotein catabolic process; and negative regulation of neuron projection development. Localizes to neuron projection and plasma membrane. Is expressed in brain. Orthologous to human NEU4 (neuraminidase 4).