IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: alkylglycerophosphoethanolamine phosphodiesterase

Reaction: 1-alkyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine + H2O = 1-alkyl-sn-glycerol 3-phosphate + ethanolamine

Other name(s): lysophospholipase D

Systematic name: 1-alkyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine ethanolaminehydrolase

Comments: Also acts on acyl and choline analogues.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 62213-15-4


1. Wykle, R.L. and Schremmer, J.M. A lysophospholipase D pathway in the metabolism of ether-linked lipids in brain microsomes. J. Biol. Chem. 249 (1974) 1742-1746. [PMID: 4855486]

[EC created 1976]

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