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Entry
EC 3.5.1.69                 Enzyme                                 

Name
glycosphingolipid deacylase;
glycosphingolipid ceramide deacylase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
glycosphingolipid amidohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
Hydrolysis of gangliosides and neutral glycosphingolipids, releasing fatty acids to form the lyso-derivatives
Comment
Does not act on sphingolipids such as ceramide. Not identical with EC 3.5.1.23 ceramidase.
History
EC 3.5.1.69 created 1990
Reference
1  [PMID:3360750]
  Authors
Hirabayashi Y, Kimura M, Matsumoto M, Yamamoto K, Kadowaki S, Tochikura T.
  Title
A novel glycosphingolipid hydrolyzing enzyme, glycosphingolipid ceramide deacylase, which cleaves the linkage between the fatty acid and sphingosine base in glycosphingolipids.
  Journal
J. Biochem. (Tokyo). 103 (1988) 1-4.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
122544-53-0

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