IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sphinganine-1-phosphate aldolase

Reaction: sphinganine 1-phosphate = phosphoethanolamine + palmitaldehyde

Other name(s): dihydrosphingosine 1-phosphate aldolase; sphinganine-1-phosphate alkanal-lyase; sphinganine-1-phosphate lyase; sphinganine-1-phosphate palmitaldehyde-lyase

Systematic name: sphinganine-1-phosphate palmitaldehyde-lyase (phosphoethanolamine-forming)

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, PDB, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 39391-27-0


1. Stoffel, W., Le Kim, D. and Sticht, G. Distribution and properties of dihydrosphingosine-1-phosphate aldolase (sphinganine-1-phosphate alkanal-lyase). Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 350 (1969) 1233-1241. [PMID: 5389296]

[EC created 1972]

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