- Sphingomyelin synthase
enzymology, a sphingomyelin synthase (EC number|188.8.131.52) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:a ceramide + a phosphatidylcholine a sphingomyelin + a 1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerol
Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are
ceramideand phosphatidylcholine, whereas its two products are sphingomyelinand 1,2-diacyl-sn-glycerol.
This enzyme belongs to the family of
transferases, specifically those transferring non-standard substituted phosphate groups. The systematic name of this enzyme class is ceramide:phosphatidylcholine cholinephosphotransferase. Other names in common use include SM synthase, SMS1, and SMS2.
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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