IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sphingosine cholinephosphotransferase

Reaction: CDP-choline + sphingosine = CMP + sphingosyl-phosphocholine

Other names: CDP-choline-sphingosine cholinephosphotransferase; phosphorylcholine-sphingosine transferase; cytidine diphosphocholine-sphingosine cholinephosphotransferase; sphingosine choline phosphotransferase

Systematic name: CDP-choline:sphingosine cholinephosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9027-12-7


1. Fujino, Y., Nigishi, T. and Ito, S. Enzymic synthesis of sphingosylphosphorylcholine. Biochem. J. 109 (1968) 310-311. [PMID: 5679375]

[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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