OBO ID: GO:0052631
Term Name: sphingolipid delta-8 desaturase activity Search Ontology:
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Definition: Catalysis of the formation of a double bond between C8 and C9 of the long chain base of a sphingolipid. For example, sphinganine (d18:0) = 8-sphingenine (d18:1delta8); phytosphinganine (t18:0) = 8-phytosphingenine (t18:1delta8); and 4-sphingenine (18:1delta4) = 4,8-sphingadienine (d18:2delta4,8). (2)
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  • MetaCyc:RXN-7798
Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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