N-Acylsphingosine Galactosyltransferase

Known as: Galactosyltransferase, UDP Galactose-N-Acylsphingosine, Galactosyltransferase, N-Acylsphingosine, N-Acylsphingosine Galactosyltransferase [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of UDP-galactose and N-acylsphingosine to D-galactosylceramide and UDP.

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1996-2016
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2017
2017
Two major sulfoglycolipids, sulfatide (SO3-3Gal-ceramide) and seminolipid (SO3-3Gal-alkylacylglycerol) exist in mammals… (More)
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2016
2016
Krabbe's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder caused by deficiency of galactocerebrosidase activity that affects the myelin… (More)
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2016
2016
Ceramide galactosyltransferase (UGT8) is an enzyme that regulates the synthesis of sphingolipids of the myelin sheath in nervous… (More)
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2014
2014
Myelin, a multilamellar structure extended from oligodendrocytes or Schwann cells, plays a critical role in maintenance of… (More)
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2013
2013
We studied the altered molecular species of lipids in brain and liver tissues, and fibroblasts from patients with Zellweger… (More)
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2012
2012
AIMS CLN8 deficiency underlies one of a group of devastating childhood neurodegenerative disorders, the neuronal ceroid… (More)
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2004
2004
  • K. lbarah, Hiroshi Horikawa, +10 authors M. Sekiguchi.
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s of Communications of the Japanese Society for Neurochemistry 1994 The 37th annual meeting of the Japanese Society for… (More)
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2000
2000
UDP-galactose:ceramide galactosyltransferase (CGT) catalyzes the final step in the synthesis of galactosylceramide (GalCer). It… (More)
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1996
1996
Galactosylceramide (GalCer) is the major glycolipid in brain. In order to characterize the activity of brain UDPgalactose… (More)
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