EC - Sphinganine kinase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
sphinganine kinase
Other names:
dihydrosphingosine kinase
dihydrosphingosine kinase (phosphorylating)
sphingosine kinase (phosphorylating)
Systematic name:
ATP:sphinganine 1-phosphotransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC50146
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008481
CAS Registry Number: 50864-48-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (13) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Stoffel, W., Bauer, E. and Stahl, J.
    The metabolism of sphingosine bases in Tetrahymena pyriformis. Sphingosine kinase and sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase.
    Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 355: 61-74 (1974). [PMID: 4373374]
  2. Stoffel, W., Heimann, G. and Hellenbroich, B.
    Sphingosine kinase in blood platelets.
    Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 354: 562-566 (1973). [PMID: 4372149]

[EC created 1976, modified 1980]