Term Information [More information on ceramidase activity]

Accession
GO:0017040
Name
ceramidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase activity, acylsphingosine deacylase activity, glycosphingolipid ceramide deacylase
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: N-acylsphingosine + H2O = a fatty acid + sphingosine. Source: EC:3.5.1.23
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0017040 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of ceramidase activity (GO:0017040)
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ceramidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
ceramidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
ceramidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
ceramidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds (GO:0016810)
ceramidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amides (GO:0016811)
Children of ceramidase activity (GO:0017040)
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dihydroceramidase activity (GO:0071633) [is_a relation] is_a  ceramidase activity
phytoceramidase activity (GO:0070774) [is_a relation] is_a  ceramidase activity