EC 184.108.40.206 - Glycosphingolipid deacylase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
- Hydrolysis of gangliosides and neutral glycosphingolipids, releasing fatty acids to form the lyso-derivatives
Does not act on sphingolipids such as ceramide. Not identical with EC 220.127.116.11 ceramidase.
Links to other databases
A novel glycosphingolipid hydrolyzing enzyme, glycosphingolipid ceramide deacylase, which cleaves the linkage between the fatty acid and sphingosine base in glycosphingolipids.J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 103: 1-4 (1988). [PMID: 3360750]
[EC 18.104.22.168 created 1990]