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Ceramidases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ceramidases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.087.250
Unique ID
D055572
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055572
Scope Note
Amidohydrolases that are specific for the cleavage of the N-acyl linkage of CERAMIDES. Ceramidases are classified as acidic, neutral or basic according to the optimal pH with which they function.
Entry Term(s)
Acylsphingosine Deacylase
Ceramidase
N-Acylsphingosine Amidohydrolase
Registry Number
EC 3.5.1.23
Previous Indexing
Amidohydrolases (1970-2008)
Galactosylgalactosylglucosylceramidase (1982-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009; CERAMIDASE was indexed under AMIDOHYDROLASES 1982-2008, under CERAMIDES 1975-1981, under SPHINGOSINE 1973-1975, under SPHINGOSINE 1973-1975, & under GLYCOLS 1970-1973
History Note
2009(1980)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Ceramidases Preferred
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