Aliases for FAM57B Gene
External Ids for FAM57B Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for FAM57B Gene
This gene encodes a transmembrane protein, which may be a likely target of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma). The product of the orthologous gene in mouse is related to obesity. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2016]
GeneCards Summary for FAM57B Gene
FAM57B (Family With Sequence Similarity 57 Member B) is a Protein Coding gene. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include sphingosine N-acyltransferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is FAM57A.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for FAM57B Gene
Involved in ceramide synthesis.