MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Homo sapiens: sphingomyelin deacylaseInferred from experiment

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: sphingomyelin deacylase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: SM deacylase, GcSM deacylase, glucosylceramide sphingomyelin deacylase, sphingomyelin glucosylceramide deacylase, SM glucosylceramide GCer deacylase, SM-GCer deacylase, SMGCer deacylase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): 471.3844Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme is involved in the sphingolipid metabolism in the epidermis.

Citations: [Hara00a , Higuchi00, Ishibashi03]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: Rhea:30918

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

Created 13-Apr-2011 by Caspi R, SRI International


Hara00a: Hara J, Higuchi K, Okamoto R, Kawashima M, Imokawa G (2000). "High-expression of sphingomyelin deacylase is an important determinant of ceramide deficiency leading to barrier disruption in atopic dermatitis." J Invest Dermatol 115(3);406-13. PMID: 10951276

Higuchi00: Higuchi K, Hara J, Okamoto R, Kawashima M, Imokawa G (2000). "The skin of atopic dermatitis patients contains a novel enzyme, glucosylceramide sphingomyelin deacylase, which cleaves the N-acyl linkage of sphingomyelin and glucosylceramide." Biochem J 350 Pt 3;747-56. PMID: 10970788

Ishibashi03: Ishibashi M, Arikawa J, Okamoto R, Kawashima M, Takagi Y, Ohguchi K, Imokawa G (2003). "Abnormal expression of the novel epidermal enzyme, glucosylceramide deacylase, and the accumulation of its enzymatic reaction product, glucosylsphingosine, in the skin of patients with atopic dermatitis." Lab Invest 83(3);397-408. PMID: 12649340

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

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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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