EC 2.3.1.24 - Sphingosine N-acyltransferase

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EC 2.3.1.24

Names

Accepted name:
sphingosine N-acyltransferase
Other names:
ceramide synthetase
sphingosine acyltransferase
Systematic name:
acyl-CoA:sphingosine N-acyltransferase

Reactions

Comments:

Acts on sphingosine or its 2-epimer.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050291
CAS Registry Number: 37257-09-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (13) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Sribney, M.
    Enzymatic synthesis of ceramide.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 125: 542-547 (1966). [PMID: 5973195]

[EC 2.3.1.24 created 1972]