PPT1

(redirected from ceroid-palmitoyl-palmitoyl-protein thioesterase 1)

PPT1

A gene on chromosome 1p32 that encodes palmitoyl-protein thioesterase 1, a small glycoprotein enzyme that removes thioester-linked fatty acyl groups such as palmitate from cysteine residues.

Molecular pathology
PPT1 mutations are linked to neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis types 1 and 4.