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STRING protein interaction network
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UGCGCeramide glucosyltransferase; Catalyzes the first glycosylation step in glycosphingolipid biosynthesis, the transfer of glucose to ceramide. May also serve as a "flippase"; Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 2 family (394 aa)    
Predicted Functional Partners:
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. Binds phosphoinositides
    
 0.975
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; Belongs to the neutral sphingomyelinase family
     
 0.973
SMPD1
Sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase; Converts sphingomyelin to ceramide. Also has phospholipase C activities toward 1,2-diacylglycerolphosphocholine and 1,2-diacylglycerolphosphoglycerol
   
 
 0.971
CERS6
Ceramide synthase 6; May be involved in sphingolipid synthesis or its regulation; CERS class homeoboxes
   
 
 0.968
DEGS1
Sphingolipid delta(4)-desaturase DES1; Has sphingolipid-delta-4-desaturase activity. Converts D-erythro-sphinganine to D-erythro-sphingosine (E-sphing-4-enine); Fatty acid desaturases
     
 0.967
CERS2
Ceramide synthase 2; Suppresses the growth of cancer cells. May be involved in sphingolipid synthesis; CERS class homeoboxes
   
 
 0.966
SGMS1
Phosphatidylcholine:ceramide cholinephosphotransferase 1; Sphingomyelin synthases synthesize the sphingolipid, sphingomyelin, through transfer of the phosphatidyl head group, phosphatidylcholine, on to the primary hydroxyl of ceramide. The reaction is bidirectional depending on the respective levels of the sphingolipid and ceramide. Golgi apparatus SMS1 directly and specifically recognizes the choline head group on the substrate, requiring two fatty chains on the choline-P donor molecule in order to be recognized efficiently as a substrate. Major form in macrophages. Required for cell [...]
   
 
 0.966
ASAH1
Acid ceramidase; Hydrolyzes the sphingolipid ceramide into sphingosine and free fatty acid
     
 0.965
B4GALT6
Beta-1,4-galactosyltransferase 6; Required for the biosynthesis of glycosphingolipids; Beta 4-glycosyltransferases
   
 
 0.962
SGMS2
Phosphatidylcholine:ceramide cholinephosphotransferase 2; Sphingomyelin synthases synthesize the sphingolipid, sphingomyelin, through transfer of the phosphatidyl head group, phosphatidylcholine, on to the primary hydroxyl of ceramide. The reaction is bidirectional depending on the respective levels of the sphingolipid and ceramide. Plasma membrane SMS2 can also convert phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) to ceramide phosphatidylethanolamine (CPE). Major form in liver. Required for cell growth in certain cell types. Regulator of cell surface levels of ceramide, an important mediator of signa [...]
   
 
 0.961
Your Current Organism:
Homo sapiens
NCBI taxonomy Id: 9606
Other names: H. sapiens, Homo sapiens, human, man
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