ACER2

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Alkaline ceramidase 2 also known as ACER2 is a ceramidase enzyme which in humans is encoded by the ACER2 gene.[1]

Function

The ACER2/sphingosine pathway plays an important role in regulating integrin β1 subunit (ITGB1) maturation and cell adhesion mediated by β1 integrins.[2]

References

  1. Mao C, Obeid LM (September 2008). "Ceramidases: regulators of cellular responses mediated by ceramide, sphingosine, and sphingosine-1-phosphate". Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1781 (9): 424–34. doi:10.1016/j.bbalip.2008.06.002. PMC 2614331. PMID 18619555.
  2. Sun W, Hu W, Xu R, Jin J, Szulc ZM, Zhang G, Galadari SH, Obeid LM, Mao C (February 2009). "Alkaline ceramidase 2 regulates beta1 integrin maturation and cell adhesion". FASEB J. 23 (2): 656–66. doi:10.1096/fj.08-115634. PMC 2630785. PMID 18945876.

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