EC - Sphingosine β-galactosyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
sphingosine β-galactosyltransferase
Other names:
UDP-galactose:sphingosine O-galactosyl transferase
galactosyl-sphingosine transferase
psychosine—UDP galactosyltransferase
psychosine-uridine diphosphate galactosyltransferase
uridine diphosphogalactose-sphingosine β-galactosyltransferase
UDP-galactose:sphingosine 1-β-galactotransferase
UDP-galactose:sphingosine 1-β-galactosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-α-D-galactose:sphingosine 1-β-galactosyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047258
CAS Registry Number: 9032-90-0


  1. Cleland, W.W. and Kennedy, E.P.
    The enzymatic synthesis of psychosine.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235: 45-51 (1960). [PMID: 13810623]

[EC created 1965]