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Acid Ceramidase

Known as: AC, Acid Ceramidase [Chemical/Ingredient], Acylsphingosine Deacylase 
A ceramidase subtype that is active at acid pH. It plays an important role in sphingolipid degradation by catalyzing the lysosomal hydrolysis of… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Acid ceramidase (ACDase) deficiency is a spectrum of disorders that includes a rare lysosomal storage disorder called Farber… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Glycosphingoid bases are elevated in inherited lysosomal storage disorders with deficient activity of glycosphingolipid… Expand
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Bioactive sphingolipids including ceramides are involved in a variety of pathophysiological processes by regulating cell death… Expand
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The sphingolipid ceramide is known to play a central role in chemo- and radiation-induced cell death. Acid ceramidase (AC… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Acid ceramidase (N-acylsphingosine deacylase, EC 3.5.1.23; AC) is the lipid hydrolase responsible for the degradation of ceramide… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Treatment of different cancer cell lines with desipramine induced a time‐ and dose‐dependent downregulation of acid ceramidase… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Recent studies indicate that insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes result from the accumulation of lipids in tissues not suited… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Human acid ceramidase was overexpressed in Chinese hamster ovary cells by amplification of the transfected, full-length cDNA. The… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The human acid ceramidase gene, that causes Farber disease, is located in 8p22, a region frequently altered in several cancers… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Acid ceramidase (N-acylsphingosine deacylase, EC 3.5.1.23) is the lysosomal enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of ceramide to… Expand