Family

Ceramidase (IPR008901)

Short name: Ceramidase

Family relationships

None.

Description

This entry consists of several ceramidases. Ceramidases are enzymes involved in regulating cellular levels of ceramides, sphingoid bases, and their phosphates.

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006672 ceramide metabolic process

Molecular Function

GO:0016811 hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amides

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
Pfam