ACER1

ACER1

A gene on chromosome 10q11.23 that encodes an enzyme which hydrolyses ceramide into sphingosine and free fatty acid. It may play a role in regulating ceramide, sphingosine 1-phosphate and complex sphingolipid levels.
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Five human ceramidase genes have been identified, including ASAH1, ASAH2, ACER1, ACER2, and ACER3, and their protein products are classified as the acid (ASAH1), neutral (ASAH2), and alkaline ceramidase (ACER1-3) subtypes according to their pH optimum for their catalytic activity [9].
(21.) Niyazi Acer1, Ahmet Tuncay Turgut2, Yelda Ozsunar3 and Mehmet Turgut4: Quantification of Volumetric Changes of Brain in Neurodegenerative Diseases Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Stereology.