EC 2.8.2.11 - Galactosylceramide sulfotransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 2.8.2.11

Names

Accepted name:
galactosylceramide sulfotransferase
Other names:
3'-phosphoadenosine-5'-phosphosulfate-cerebroside sulfotransferase
GSase
galactocerebroside sulfotransferase
galactolipid sulfotransferase
glycolipid sulfotransferase
glycosphingolipid sulfotransferase
Systematic name:
3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:galactosylceramide 3'-sulfotransferase

Reactions

Comments:

Also acts on lactosylceramide.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0001733
CAS Registry Number: 9081-06-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. McKhann, G.M., Levy, R. and Ho, W.
    Metabolism of sulfatides. I. The effect of galactocerebrosides on the synthesis of sulfatides.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 20: 109-113 (1965). [PMID: 5850675]
  2. Sakakibara, N., Gasa, S., Kamio, K., Makita, A. and Koyanagi, T.
    Association of elevated sulfatides and sulfotransferase activities with human renal cell carcinoma.
    Cancer Res. 49: 335-339 (1989). [PMID: 2562926]

[EC 2.8.2.11 created 1972, modified 1976]