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CERS6 protein (human) - STRING interaction network
"CERS6" - Ceramide synthase 6 in Homo sapiens
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CERS6Ceramide synthase 6; May be involved in sphingolipid synthesis or its regulation; CERS class homeoboxes (392 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"; Belongs to the glycosyltransferase 2 family (394 aa)
     
 
  0.968
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)
     
 
  0.966
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 (537 aa)
     
 
  0.963
UGT8
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)
     
 
  0.934
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; Belongs to the glycosyl hydrolase 59 family (685 aa)
     
 
  0.923
SMPD1
Sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase; Converts sphingomyelin to ceramide. Also has phospholipase C activities toward 1,2-diacylglycerolphosphocholine and 1,2-diacylglycerolphosphoglycerol (631 aa)
     
 
  0.903
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 (423 aa)
         
  0.890
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 (470 aa)
     
 
  0.886
SPHK2
Sphingosine kinase 2; 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- dihydrosphingosine, D-erythro-sphingosine and L-threo- dihydrosphingosine. Binds phosphoinositides (654 aa)
     
 
  0.878
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 (323 aa)
         
  0.868
Your Current Organism:
Homo sapiens
NCBI taxonomy Id: 9606
Other names: H. sapiens, Homo sapiens, human, man
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