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Cers5 protein (mouse) - STRING interaction network
"Cers5" - Ceramide synthase 5 in Mus musculus
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Cers5Ceramide synthase 5; Dihydroceramide synthase. Catalyzes the acylation of sphingosine to form dihydroceramide, with high selectivity toward palmitoyl-CoA as acyl donor compared to stearoyl-CoA. Inhibited by fumonisin B1 (414 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
Ugcg
Ceramide glucosyltransferase; Catalyzes the first glycosylation step in glycosphingolipid biosynthesis, the transfer of glucose to ceramide. May also serve as a "flippase" (By similarity) (394 aa)
     
 
  0.960
Cerk
Ceramide kinase; Catalyzes specifically the phosphorylation of ceramide to form ceramide 1-phosphate. Acts efficiently on natural and analog ceramides (C6, C8, C16 ceramides, and C8-dihydroceramide), to a lesser extent on C2-ceramide and C6-dihydroceramide, but not on other lipids, such as various sphingosines (By similarity) (531 aa)
     
 
  0.958
Kdsr
3-ketodihydrosphingosine reductase; Catalyzes the reduction of 3-ketodihydrosphingosine (KDS) to dihydrosphingosine (DHS); Belongs to the short-chain dehydrogenases/reductases (SDR) family (332 aa)
     
 
  0.958
Degs2
Sphingolipid delta(4)-desaturase/C4-monooxygenase DES2; Bifunctional enzyme which acts as both a sphingolipid delta(4)-desaturase and a sphingolipid C4-monooxygenase; Belongs to the fatty acid desaturase type 1 family. DEGS subfamily (323 aa)
         
  0.957
Ugt8a
2-hydroxyacylsphingosine 1-beta-galactosyltransferase; Catalyzes the transfer of galactose to ceramide, a key enzymatic step in the biosynthesis of galactocerebrosides, which are abundant sphingolipids of the myelin membrane of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system; Belongs to the UDP-glycosyltransferase family (541 aa)
         
  0.919
Galc
Galactocerebrosidase; Hydrolyzes the galactose ester bonds of galactosylceramide, galactosylsphingosine, lactosylceramide, and monogalactosyldiglyceride. Enzyme with very low activity responsible for the lysosomal catabolism of galactosylceramide, a major lipid in myelin, kidney and epithelial cells of small intestine and colon (684 aa)
     
 
  0.908
Smpd1
Sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase; Converts sphingomyelin to ceramide. Also has phospholipase C activities toward 1,2-diacylglycerolphosphocholine and 1,2-diacylglycerolphosphoglycerol; Belongs to the acid sphingomyelinase family (627 aa)
     
 
  0.881
Smpd2
Sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase 2; Converts sphingomyelin to ceramide. Hydrolyze 1-acyl-2- lyso-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (lyso-PC) and 1-O-alkyl-2-lyso- sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (lyso-platelet-activating factor). The physiological substrate seems to be Lyso-PAF (By similarity); Belongs to the neutral sphingomyelinase family (419 aa)
         
  0.872
Sphk1
Sphingosine kinase 1; Catalyzes the phosphorylation of sphingosine to form sphingosine 1-phosphate (SPP), a lipid mediator with both intra- and extracellular functions. Also acts on D-erythro- sphingosine and to a lesser extent sphinganine, but not other lipids, such as D,L-threo-dihydrosphingosine, N,N- dimethylsphingosine, diacylglycerol, ceramide, or phosphatidylinositol (388 aa)
     
 
  0.872
Degs1
Sphingolipid delta(4)-desaturase DES1; Has sphingolipid-delta-4-desaturase activity. Converts D-erythro-sphinganine to D-erythro-sphingosine (E-sphing-4-enine) (323 aa)
         
  0.858
Your Current Organism:
Mus musculus
NCBI taxonomy Id: 10090
Other names: LK3 transgenic mice, M. musculus, Mus muscaris, Mus musculus, Mus sp. 129SV, house mouse, mouse, nude mice, transgenic mice
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