sphingolipid ceramide N-deacylasemedical dictionary


<cell biology> Hydrolyzes the n-acyl linkage between fatty acids and sphingosine bases in ceramides in various sphingolipids, as well as sphingomyelin to produce their lyso forms; mw 52 kD

Registry number: EC 3.5.1.-

Synonyms: scdase

(26 Jun 1999)

sphinganine kinase, sphingid, sphingol, sphingolipid < Prev | Next > sphingolipidoses, sphingolipidosis

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums