EC 3.2.1.46 - Galactosylceramidase

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EC 3.2.1.46

Names

Accepted name:
galactosylceramidase
Other names:
β-galactocerebrosidase
β-galactosylceramidase
ceramide galactosidase
cerebroside β-galactosidase
cerebroside galactosidase
galactocerebrosidase
galactocerebroside galactosidase
galactocerebroside-β-D-galactosidase
galactocerebroside.β-galactosidase
galactosylceramidase I
galactosylceramide.β-galactosidase
galactosylcerebrosidase
lactosylceramidase
lactosylceramidase I
Systematic name:
D-galactosyl-N-acylsphingosine galactohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

cf. EC 3.2.1.62 glycosylceramidase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004336
CAS Registry Number: 9027-89-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Brady, R.O., Gal, A.E., Kanfer, J.N. and Bradley, R.M.
    The metabolism of glucocerebrosides. 3. Purification and properties of a glucosyl- and galactosylceramide-cleaving enzyme from rat intestinal tissue.
    J. Biol. Chem. 240: 3766-3770 (1965). [PMID: 5320641]

[EC 3.2.1.46 created 1972]