EC 3.5.1.23 - Ceramidase

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EC 3.5.1.23

Names

Accepted name:
ceramidase
Other names:
acylsphingosine deacylase
glycosphingolipid ceramide deacylase
Systematic name:
N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase

Reaction

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0017040
CAS Registry Number: 37289-06-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (30) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Nilsson, A.
    The presence of spingomyelin- and ceramide-cleaving enzymes in the small intestinal tract.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 176: 339-347 (1969). [PMID: 5775951]
  2. Yavin, E. and Gatt, S.
    Enzymatic hydrolysis of sphingolipids. 8. Further purification and properties of rat brain ceramidase.
    Biochemistry 8: 1692-1698 (1969). [PMID: 5805303]

[EC 3.5.1.23 created 1972, modified 1990]