ASAH1

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ASAH1

A gene on chromosome 8p22 that encodes a heterodimeric enzyme that is cleaved into an active form post-translationally, and which catalyses the synthesis and degradation of ceramide into sphingosine and fatty acid.

Molecular pathology
ASAH1 mutations are linked to Farber disease, a lysosomal storage disorder.
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