This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
Sphingosine kinase 2
Sphingosine kinase type 2
FunctionCatalyzes the phosphorylation of sphingosine to form sphingosine 1-phosphate (SPP), a lipid mediator with both intra-and extracellular functions. Also acts on D-erythro-dihydrosphingosine, D-erythro-sphingosine and L-threo-dihydrosphingosine. Binds phosphoinositides.
Sequence similaritiesContains 1 DAGKc domain.
Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Membrane and Lysosome membrane.