KEGG   ENZYME: 2.4.1.47Help
Entry
EC 2.4.1.47                 Enzyme                                 

Name
N-acylsphingosine galactosyltransferase;
UDP galactose-N-acylsphingosine galactosyltransferase;
uridine diphosphogalactose-acylsphingosine galactosyltransferase;
UDP-galactose:N-acylsphingosine D-galactosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-alpha-D-galactose:N-acylsphingosine D-galactosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-alpha-D-galactose + a ceramide = UDP + a D-galactosylceramide [RN:R01500 R06277]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-alpha-D-galactose [CPD:C00052];
ceramide [CPD:C00195]
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
D-galactosylceramide [CPD:C02686]
History
EC 2.4.1.47 created 1972
Pathway
Sphingolipid metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:5807218]
  Authors
Fujino Y, Nakano M.
  Title
Enzymic synthesis of cerebroside from ceramide and uridine diphosphate galactose.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 113 (1969) 573-5.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37277-56-8

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