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Entry
EC 2.4.1.23                 Enzyme                                 

Name
sphingosine beta-galactosyltransferase;
psychosine---UDP galactosyltransferase;
galactosyl-sphingosine transferase;
psychosine-uridine diphosphate galactosyltransferase;
UDP-galactose:sphingosine O-galactosyl transferase;
uridine diphosphogalactose-sphingosine beta-galactosyltransferase;
UDP-galactose:sphingosine 1-beta-galactotransferase;
UDP-galactose:sphingosine 1-beta-galactosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-alpha-D-galactose:sphingosine 1-beta-galactosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-alpha-D-galactose + sphingosine = UDP + psychosine [RN:R01928]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-alpha-D-galactose [CPD:C00052];
sphingosine [CPD:C00319]
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
psychosine [CPD:C01747]
History
EC 2.4.1.23 created 1965
Pathway
Sphingolipid metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:13810623]
  Authors
CLELAND WW, KENNEDY EP.
  Title
The enzymatic synthesis of psychosine.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 45-51.
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9032-90-0

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