MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Mus musculus: N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase 2Inferred from experiment: Asah2
N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase (alkaline ceramidase) 3Inferred from experiment: Asah3
N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase 1Inferred from experiment: Asah1

In Pathway: sphingosine and sphingosine-1-phosphate metabolism

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: ceramidase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: acylsphingosine deacylase, glycosphingolipid ceramide deacylase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): 368.67322Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Nilsson69, Yavin69 ]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R01493, Rhea:20856

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

Nilsson69: Nilsson A (1969). "The presence of spingomyelin- and ceramide-cleaving enzymes in the small intestinal tract." Biochim Biophys Acta 176(2);339-47. PMID: 5775951

Yavin69: Yavin E, Gatt S (1969). "Enzymatic hydrolysis of sphingolipids. 8. Further purification and properties of rat brain ceramidase." Biochemistry 8(4);1692-8. PMID: 5805303

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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