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SMPD1

A gene on chromosome 11p15.4-p15.1 that encodes a lysosomal acid sphingomyelinase, which converts sphingomyelin to ceramide and has phospholipase C activity.

Molecular pathology
SMPD1 mutations are linked to Niemann-Pick disease types A and B.
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