3.2.1.46: galactosylceramidase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about galactosylceramidase, go to the full flat file.

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a D-galactosyl-N-acylsphingosine
+
H2O
=
D-galactose
+
a ceramide

Synonyms

beta-galactocerebrosidase, beta-galactosylceramidase, ceramidase, galacatosyl-, ceramide galactosidase, cerebroside beta-galactosidase, cerebroside galactosidase, galactoceramidase, galactocerebrosidase, galactocerebroside beta-galactosidase, galactocerebroside galactosidase, galactocerebroside-beta-D-galactosidase, Galactosylceramidase, galactosylceramidase I, galactosylceramide beta-galactosidase, galactosylcerebrosidase, GALC, galcerase, GM1 ganglioside beta-galactosidase, lactosylceramidase, lactosylceramidase I

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.2 Glycosylases
             3.2.1 Glycosidases, i.e. enzymes that hydrolyse O- and S-glycosyl compounds
                3.2.1.46 galactosylceramidase