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Accepted name: N-acylsphingosine galactosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-galactose + a ceramide = UDP + a D-galactosylceramide
Glossary: a ceramide = an N-acylsphingosine
Other name(s): UDP galactose-N-acylsphingosine galactosyltransferase; uridine diphosphogalactose-acylsphingosine galactosyltransferase; UDP-galactose:N-acylsphingosine D-galactosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-galactose:N-acylsphingosine D-galactosyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37277-56-8
1.  Fujino, Y. and Nakano, M. Enzymic synthesis of cerebroside from ceramide and uridine diphosphate galactose. Biochem. J. 113 (1969) 573–575. [PMID: 5807218]
[EC created 1972]

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