IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ceramide kinase

Reaction: ATP + ceramide = ADP + ceramide 1-phosphate

Other name(s): acylsphingosine kinase

Systematic name: ATP:ceramide 1-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 123175-68-8


1. Bajjalieh, S.M., Martin, T.F.J. and Floor, E. Synaptic vesicle ceramide kinase. A calcium-stimulated lipid kinase that co-purifies with brain synaptic vesicles. J. Biol. Chem. 264 (1989) 14354-14360. [PMID: 2547795]

[EC created 1992]

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